WNBA players changed US politics in Georgia. NBA stars can do the same in Texas

Last year for Martin Luther King Jr Day, I interviewed a group of WNBA players along with Eric Garner’s daughter, Emerald . We spoke about their campaign to unseat Republican Kelly Loeffler, who had been part of the leadership group of the Atlanta Dream, from the US Senate. With the players’ help , the outside candidate Raphael Warnock beat Loeffler giving Democrats control of the Senate .

That election in Georgia was an excellent example of how athletes can cause real change. But, as we mark MLK Day on Monday, there are plenty of signs the struggle is far from […]

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