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Native American Athletes and Fans Face Ongoing Racism

The U.S. has seen a rise in hate crimes, but data shows that bigotry is a constant in Indian Country.

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Black and White Teammates Know: Conflict Is Inevitable; Winners Confront It

Plenty of people love to describe the world of athletics in utopian terms, using words such as “colorblind” and “open-minded” and “meritocracy.” They’re not wrong to regard their realm as better than the so-called real world.

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The Meaning of Serena Williams

There is a belief among some African-Americans that to defeat racism, they have to work harder, be smarter, be better.

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Racism in Football: Our Stories

10 people share their experiences of racism across all levels of the game

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Serena Williams: How Black Women Can Close the Pay Gap

Black women are 37 cents behind men in the pay gap—in other words, for every dollar a man makes, black women make 63 cents.

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The Gross Racism that Cheated the Legacy of Dick Allen

One of the best hitters in baseball in the late 1960s and early 1970s, the main reason that Dick Allen isn’t in the Hall of Fame is institutional racism.

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Continues His Fight for Racial Equality

Basketball legend lauds 'profound influence' of Black athletes when it comes to social justice.

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Indiana Basketball Player Broke Racial Barrier, Changed Game Forever

Clarence Walker quietly broke the color barrier, wading through a thicket of unforgiving racial tensions along the way, bottling up his private pain for the greater good. He never fired back. He couldn’t.

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As March Madness Rolls on, So Will the Myths of Black Athletic Superiority

Black sports stars have collectively achieved what they have because society presents them with few other options.

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When Black Athletes Perform in White Cities, the Locker Room Is Their Safe Space

Student-athletes of color chasing the dream to play at the college level are faced with the harsh reality that most college towns are in predominantly white cities.

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