Martellus Bennett

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Martellus Bennett: 'Let Black Boys Dream Big'

Ahead of the Super Bowl, the artist and former NFL player reflects on the messages society gives Black boys about their worth.

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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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How the Super Bowl Became a Battle for America's Soul

The subtle—and not-so subtle—roles race, xenophobia and Islamophobia played in Super Bowl LI.