PODCAST EPISODE

The Team That Took on a Senator

Silence is Not an Option

Jul 1 2021 • 23 mins


What would you risk to fight racism? In 2020, the WNBA’s Atlanta Dream put paychecks on the line to speak up for Black Lives Matter and against their owner, former Senator Kelly Loeffler. It was an unprecedented match between players and owners, and the direction of U.S. politics hung in the balance. In this week’s episode, Don Lemon discusses WNBA player activism with sports and politics writer Jemele Hill, and the Atlanta Dream's Elizabeth Williams and Renee Montgomery share how they pushed for change.  To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy