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NWSL lags far behind WNBA in social justice efforts


Since the beginning of the WNBA bubble the women of the dub have led the way in demonstrating a commitment to social justice and keeping the names of Black people murdered by the police foremost in our minds. It’s a continuation of the strong thread of activism running through the league – consider that Maya Moore has already been out for a full season and will sit out a season more to work on criminal justice reform, that Natasha Cloud opted out of the Wubble to fight for social reform . Inside the Wubble, Breonna Taylor’s name has been on jerseys, Atlanta Dream and other players publicly endorsed Dr. Raphael G. Warnock as he runs for senate against Dream owner and Black Lives Matter critic Kelly Loeffler, the Chicago Sky have pledged donations to Chicago area community resource groups including The Movement for Black Lives, and most recently, the Washington Mystics showed up to a game with shirts spelling out the name of Jacob Blake, who was shot in the back seven times by police in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Blake survived the shooting , but is currently in intensive care. The Mystics’ shirts all had seven red holes in the […]

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