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Players have united to depose a sitting senator in Georgia, who has clashed with the Black Lives Matter movement and is an owner of the Atlanta Dream and one of the wealthiest members of Congress. W.N.B.A. players, led by members of the Dream, began wearing T-shirts declaring “Vote Warnock,” a reference to the Democratic preacher running against…Read More The One Name the W.N.B.A. Won’t Say
In the wake of the shooting of 29-year-old Jacob Blake by police in Kenosha, Wis., the Women’s National Basketball Association postponed scheduled games on Wednesday and then again on Thursday, using the time as a “day of reflection” and to recommit to the social justice causes that underpin their season this year.Read More Women Take the Lead – Again