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Midnight Basketball
1. Midnight Basketball

An investigation of how the innovative youth program Midnight Basketball League ...

Misclassified
2. Misclassified

A look at the NCAA's creation of the term "student-athlete" and how it connects ...

Down the Backstretch
3. Down the Backstretch

A look at the policy shift that has made horseracing's most vital workers vulner...

The Assist
4. The Assist

Sports and activism collide when WNBA players push Georgia residents to challeng...

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About This Series

This docuseries examines how multibillion-dollar industries have historically underpaid their most valuable assets, politicized youth-based initiatives, and stifled players’ voices—especially those of Black athletes. Interviews include the WNBA’s Elizabeth Williams, senators Cory Booker and Raphael Warnock, sports journalist Jemele Hill, and more.

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Starring: Elizabeth Williams, Cory Booker, Raphael Warnock, Jemele Hill

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