"Souled Out? is absolutely must reading for anyone sincerely interested in developments at the interface of race, sport and society. In this regard, the book clearly portrays where we are as a society and where we are headed as a nation relative to these issues."
Harry Edwards, PhD
Sports Sociologist, Professor Emeritus
Department of Sociology
University of California Berkeley
"Souled Out? is a joy to read. Shaun Powell is the right man at the right time on the right topic—race, sport, and society."
Columnist, Chicago Sun-Times
Author, Heaven Is A Playground
"Here is what you get with Shaun Powell: thoughtful, considerate, provocative, original commentary. Souled Out? is classic Shaun Powell. He tells us where we came from, where we are today and where we are headed in his unique, straightforward ‘dare I say so' way."
General Manager, New York Giants
"Shaun has a way of reaching parts of your brain that previously went untapped. You read Souled Out? and you will see."
Columnist, Atlanta Journal-Constitution
"Shaun Powell speaks the truth about how people felt on pivotal topics -- but didn't want to say themselves. This book will get you to think."
Chief Operating Officer, Washington Mystics
Former executive at Black Entertainment Television (BET)