People love sports for the fair play but sports media environments offer anything but. Unchecked social ills, as manifested in heightened forms in these spaces, keep minorities, especially Black women, in the shadows, yet feature their ideas, without credit, beneath other people’s bylines.

As much as Black women WNBA players…

In a landmark deal, players chart a new path for the WNBA with higher salaries, enhanced mental health resources, and other benefits

Forward Nneka Ogwumike of the Los Angeles Sparks takes a shot in the game against…

WWhen basketball star Nneka Ogwumike announced in a November 2018 essay for The Players’ Tribune that the WNBA Players Association would opt out of its contract with the league, she also commanded the WNBA, and society at large, to bet on women. And with today’s monumental news, the WNBA demonstrated…

Tamryn Spruill

is a freelance journo/writer telling stories of intersectional identity. She is writing a book about the WNBA (ABRAMS 2022). More: https://www.tamrynspruill.com

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