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Sports Journalist, Former New York Times Columnist, Author of "Forty Million Dollar Slaves"

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 William Rhoden Biography

William Rhoden is an American sports journalist and author, who formerly worked as a columnist for the New York Times from 1983 until his retirement in 2016.

He attended Morgan State University from 1968 to 1973, and played on the 1968 Morgan State Bears football team. After graduating from college, he worked for the Afro-American Times, the Baltimore Sun, and eventually Ebony where he became a columnist for magazine from 1974 to 1978. In 1983, Rhoden joined the New York Times staff as a sports columnist.

In 2006, he published his first book, "the Forty Million Dollar Slaves: The Rise, Fall, and Redemption of the Black Athlete", an original and perceptive analysis of the racist history and current reality of professional sports in the United States.

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Sports Journalist, Former New York Times Columnist, Author of "Forty Million Dollar Slaves"

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William Rhoden Biography

William Rhoden is an American sports journalist and author, who formerly worked as a columnist for the New York Times from 1983 until his retirement in 2016.

He attended Morgan State University from 1968 to 1973, and played on the 1968 Morgan State Bears football team. After graduating from college, he worked for the Afro-American Times, the Baltimore Sun, and eventually Ebony where he became a columnist for magazine from 1974 to 1978. In 1983, Rhoden joined the New York Times staff as a sports columnist.

In 2006, he published his first book, "the Forty Million Dollar Slaves: The Rise, Fall, and Redemption of the Black Athlete", an original and perceptive analysis of the racist history and current reality of professional sports in the United States.

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  • The Undefeated: A Conversation with William C. Rhoden - YouTube
    Mar 20, 2020 ... The Undefeated: A Conversation with William C. Rhoden. ASU Walter Cronkite School of Journalism. Loading... Unsubscribe from ASU...
  • ESPN's William Rhoden On NFL Protest: "This Is About Young ...
    Sep 24, 2017 ... Why are NFL players kneeling during the national anthem? ESPN's William Rhoden opens with an emotional defense of these protests.

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    Booking fees for William Rhoden, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire William Rhoden, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
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    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like William Rhoden for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book William Rhoden for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent William Rhoden or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for William Rhoden or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

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William Rhoden Speaker Videos

  • The Undefeated: A Conversation with William C. Rhoden - YouTube
    Mar 20, 2020 ... The Undefeated: A Conversation with William C. Rhoden. ASU Walter Cronkite School of Journalism. Loading... Unsubscribe from ASU Walter ...
    ESPN's William Rhoden On NFL Protest: "This Is About Young ...
    Sep 24, 2017 ... Why are NFL players kneeling during the national anthem? ESPN's William Rhoden opens with an emotional defense of these protests.

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