The Undefeated

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READ: New York City Theater Explores Black Death

The Undefeated looks at on- and off-Broadway plays that take on the specter of anti-Black violence, both intimate and structural, during this theater season.

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Watch Rayana Jay Uplift 'Undefeated' Black Female Athletes

The R&B artist’s new music video celebrates the resilience of Black female athletes.

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The '1955 Baseball Story' About Little League Desegregation

Members of the first all-Black and all-White youth teams to face off in the segregated South discussed their historic game at a screening of “Long Time Coming: A 1955 Baseball Story” during Major League Baseball’s All-Star Week 2018.

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Black Arrow Is on a Mission to Unite Black Soccer Fans Worldwide

The brand grew out of founder Aaron Dolores’ desire to bridge soccer and Black culture.

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READ: Harlem Hops Gives Craft Beer Fans a Black-Owned Home

Kim Harris, Stacey Lee and Kevin Bradford talked to The Undefeated about their new venture: Harlem’s first entirely Black-owned craft beer bar.

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The Female HBCU Grads Who Left Outsized Athletic Legacies

The Undefeated pored through the history of historically Black college and university sports programs to identify their top graduates.

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Why Aren't More Unrecruited Black Players Walking Onto Basketball Teams?

Walking onto a Division I team can open doors off the court, even for students who barely get to play. A new article investigates why many Black basketball players are unable to join teams if they are not recruited.

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From Blackface to Bad Scripts, Former 'Token' Black Actors Open Up About Hollywood Racism

The Undefeated interviewed several Black thespians who were cast as lone or stereotypical Black characters in the ’90s.

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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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Scholar Ibram X. Kendi Launches Antiracist Research and Policy Center

The “Stamped from the Beginning” author will bring his historical analyses of racist self-interest to a new center at American University.

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READ: How Nelsan Ellis' 'True Blood' Character Opened More Space for Black Queer TV Representation

In a new essay, The Undefeated’s Soraya Nadia McDonald eulogizes Ellis, who recently died of heart failure, and his portrayal of Lafayette Reynolds.

Solar panels sit on top of three side-by-side houses in Uniondale, N.Y., on March 4, 2017. The predominantly Black and Latinx community is seeing a dramatic shift toward solar energy.

Where Are Communities of Color Turning to Solar?

Look from the west to the east.

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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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'This is Us' Star Sterling K. Brown is Excited About the Future of Black Stories on Film and TV

“To be African-American and alive—it’s a good thing,” said the Emmy award-winning actor to The Undefeated. 

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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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READ: The Undefeated on White Fear of the Black Man

Ronald Gasser was just charged with manslaughter for killing ex-NFL running back Joe McKnight. But writer Martenzie Johnson has a pretty good idea how the case will play out.

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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.

'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.

Jason Whitlock Leaves ESPN, Company Still Plans to Launch Race-Centered Sports Site

The infamous sports journalist’s split with ESPN comes almost four months after he was replaced as editor-in-chief of The Undefeated, which will explore the interesection of race and sports.

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.