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CNN

THE NFL’S RACIAL JUSTICE EFFORTS FALL FAR SHORT. The National Football League’s efforts to recognize the enormity of this generational opportunity for racial justice, punctuated by a massive “We Believe […]
CNN

Esquire

THE SPORTS HERO WAS REDEFINED ON MAY 25, 2020. (T)he day Derek Chauvin neck-kneeled to death George Floyd on camera. Not only did Floyd’s death catalyze the Black Lives Matter […]
Esquire

ESPN

NAOMI OSAKA MOVED BY MESSAGES FROM FAMILIES OF AHMAUD ARBERY, TRAYVON MARTIN. A postmatch interview with Naomi Osaka on Tuesday featured video messages from the parents of Ahmaud Arbery and Trayvon Martin, […]
ESPN

Sportscasting

STEPHEN A SMITH RIPS THE STEVE NASH HIRING: ‘THIS IS WHITE PRIVILEGE.’. On Sept. 3, the Brooklyn Nets announced that they hired Nash to become their next head coach. Nash […]
Sportscasting

WSJ

NAOMI OSAKA ON FIGHTING FOR NO. 1 AT THE U.S. OPEN AND WHY SHE’S SPEAKING OUT. This summer, when the eyes of the world were on Minneapolis in the days […]
WSJ

Detroit Free Press

‘I WAS WRONG TO CRITICIZE COLIN KAEPERNICK FOR KNEELING FOR NATIONAL ANTHEM’. Three years after she criticized NFL players for kneeling during the national anthem, the wife of Detroit Lions […]
Detroit Free Press

Washington Post

WASHINGTON HIRES JASON WRIGHT, MAKING HIM FIRST BLACK PRESIDENT OF AN NFL TEAM. Wright, 38, is also the league’s youngest team president. A former running back, Wright played in the […]
Washington Post

ESPN

BLACK COLLEGIATE GYMNASTS DESCRIBE CULTURE OF RACISM, ISOLATION. The often-insular world of college gymnastics is a sport now reckoning with a culture built around white athletes. And like other student-athletes […]
ESPN

The Undefeated

EFFA MANLEY FOUGHT FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE AND THE NEGRO LEAGUES. If you look deep into the history of the Baseball Hall of Fame, you will find one club owner enshrined […]
The Undefeated

ESPN

WHY NEW YORK RANGERS GOALIE ALEXANDAR GEORGIEV HAS MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. ON HIS MASK. When the NHL season was paused in March, New York Rangers goalie Alexandar Georgiev went home to Russia. “I follow […]
ESPN

NBC Sports

STEPH CURRY’S ‘SUBTLE RACISM’ REMARK MAGNIFIES FLAGRANT RACIAL CODING. Steph Curry points out that “rich, successful Black people” are perceived as “anomalies.” The word “articulate” comes to mind.“That’s the subtle racism […]
NBC Sports

ESPN

INTERNAL REPORT ALLEGES RACIAL DISCRIMINATION AGAINST BLACK ATHLETES AT IOWA. A internal report about Iowa’s athletic program outlined several allegations of racial discrimination against Black athletes, including inequitable discipline policies, […]
ESPN

WIBW

PATRICK MAHOMES JOINS NFL CONVERSATION ON RACE. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says the appearance of Patrick Mahomes in an NFL player video condemning racial injustice was a key factor in […]
WIBW

TMZ

F1’S LEWIS HAMILTON RAISES FIST AFTER WIN… ‘WE HAVE TO COMMIT TO PUSH FOR EQUALITY’. The impactful scene all went down in Austria…where Hamilton destroyed the field at the 2020 […]
TMZ