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The Undefeated, ESPN The Magazine Examine 'State of the Black Athlete'

Athletes—including Ibtihaj Muhammad and Martellus Bennett—penned essays addressing racial justice, community resilience and more.

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Critics Slam ESPN for Suspending Jemele Hill

The ESPN host was suspended for critiquing Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones’ vow to bench players who protest during the pre-game national anthem.

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Sources Say ESPN Nearly Kept Jemele Hill Off the Air Following Trump Comments

The White House encouraged the network to fire the “SportsCenter” co-host after she tweeted that President Donald Trump is a White supremacist.

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ESPN Pulls APIA Broadcaster Robert Lee from UVA Game Coverage

ESPN: “We collectively made the decision with Robert to switch games as the tragic events in Charlottesville were unfolding, simply because of the coincidence of his name.”

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Chance the Rapper and Jimmy Butler Say Trump Doesn't Know Chicago

The Grammy-winning musician and Chicago Bulls player discuss Chicago stereotypes and celebrity activism in a new interview for ESPN The Magazine and The Undefeated.

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The Undefeated Honors 44 Black Changemakers in New Set of Essays

Limited to 44 people in tribute to President Barack Obama, the list features a multigenerational mix of athletes, artists and activists.

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WATCH: Serena Williams and Common Discuss Racism and Loving Their Blackness

The tennis great and MC dive deep for nearly an hour in ESPN’s “The Undefeated In-Depth: Serena With Common.”

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Jabari Parker, Isaiah Thomas Join Chicago Activists for Town Hall on Violence and Sports

ESPN website “The Undefeated” hosted a town hall with frank conversations about gun violence and athlete activism in America.

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WNBA Rescinds Penalties Against Players Who Protested Police Shootings

“While we expect players to comply with league rules and uniform guidelines, we also understand their desire to use their platform to address important societal issues.”

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WATCH: LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and More Open ESPYs With Anti-Violence Plea

Dwyane Wade: “The racial profiling has to stop. The shoot to kill mentality has to stop. Not seeing the value of Black and Brown bodies has to stop.”

'The Undefeated,' Beset by Controversy and Staff Changes, Finally Launches

ESPN’s latest website, which examines where sports intersects with race and culture, launched today after much confusion about its future.

WATCH: Captivating Debut Trailer for 'O.J.: Made in America'

ESPN’s upcoming O.J. Simpson documentary premieres on ABC on June 11. 

Bomani Jones' Most Hilarious Clapbacks to People Who Hate His 'Caucasians' Shirt

The host of ESPN’s “The Right Time With Bomani Jones” wore a shirt on television that called out the pro sports industry for its racist mascots. Critics reacted. So did Jones. We’re still laughing.

Spike Lee Filming Mini-Doc About Mizzou Student Protests

The short will debut as part of the Tribeca Film Festival’s sports programming.

Stephen A. Smith Receives Backlash For Berating Critics of 'All Lives Matter'

The controversial ESPN commentator was quickly rebuked for his condescending comments on those who criticized Martin O’Malley for saying “all lives matter.” 

Jason Whitlock Removed as Head of The Undefeated Before Its Launch

The controversial sports journalist’s ousting from the website built around his name was announced on Friday.

Spelling Race

Two race-based narratives dominate coverage of the Scripps National Spelling Bee each year—and they’re both misguided.

ESPN Hosts Laugh as Lee Corso Dances Around in 'Redface'

Lee Curso took racism to a new level on “College Gameday” over the weekend.

Suspended ESPN 'Chink in the Armor' Anchor is Married to Asian Woman

Max Bretos tweeted his apology over the weekend and added that his wife is Asian.

Jeremy Lin Calls ESPN's 'Chink' Slur an 'Honest Mistake'

Jeremy Lin says the offensive comments made by ESPN employees is no big deal. But a civil rights organization wants the network to apologize on air several times so “it is clear to all viewers that this racist language is unacceptable.”