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The Minnesota Timberwolves: "Hoopers In A Cold State For Black Folks"
The article gives attention to the veteran leadership of Jamal Crawford during a season where the Timberwolves clinched their first playoff birth appearance in 14 years. It also challenges a normalized fear for black journalist who may encounter challenges of unequal treatment in a league dominated by black talent.
What are the ramifications of continuing to ignore the systemic inequalities examined within the industry of professional sports as it relates especially to the independent black journalist? Why is this subject not spoken about more publicly? Crowder asked "Is it possible there are black youth who would prefer to become the next Stephen A. Smith and not like Mike?"
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Page Updated Last on: May 15, 2018