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New York Times (September 10)

2018/ 09/ 11 by jd in Global News

“Rather than remain silent,” Serena Williams “insisted on being heard. Rather than contain herself, she used her rage for the countless women silenced by sexism and racism.” Accusing the chair umpire at the U.S. Open of sexism was Serena’s “gift to Naomi Osaka, and Women.” By protesting his calls, “she opened new possibilities of black womanhood.”

 

Washington Post (June 23)

2015/ 06/ 24 by jd in Global News

“If American racism were a thing of the past, nine men and women who went to church last Wednesday evening would be alive.”

 

Wall Street Journal (April 30)

2014/ 04/ 30 by jd in Global News

“It is good to push racism down when it rears up in such a public way.” By suspending the owner of the LA Clippers for life, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver handed out a harsh sentence to a tarnished Donald Sterling. “The widespread public revulsion over Donald Sterling’s truly stupid private remarks and the punishment imposed on him by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver show that holding racist views will cause you to be drummed out of the public sphere.”

 

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