Minnesota Lynx

Five New York Liberty players wearing black shirts reading "#BlackLivesMatter" and "#Dallas5" in white text

WNBA Fines Teams, Players for Protesting Violence By and Against Cops

WNBA leadership commended the players’ activism, but fined them for breaking league dress protocol.

Maya Moore and Lindsay Whalen in black t-shirts with white lettering

Minneapolis Police Union 'Commends' Officers Who Abandoned Posts Over Basketball Team's Anti-Violence Stance

Before Saturday’s game, players from the WNBA’s Minnesota Lynx wore warm-up outfits honoring Philando Castile, Alton Sterling and the five fallen Dallas police officers.

Five New York Liberty players wearing black shirts reading "#BlackLivesMatter" and "#Dallas5" in white text

Players from WNBA's New York Liberty Stand in Solidarity With Police Violence Victims and the 5 Officers Killed in the Dallas Ambush

“Five cops gave their lives up trying to protect a peaceful movement. And in this country, I do believe that you can assemble peacefully and protest against injustice.”