Episode 49 – The Problematic Privilege of White NBA Fans

Jun 11, 2019 - 4:09

Transcript, Web links and Credits below. Transcript: Something truly disgusting happened in the NBA yesterday. As NBA superstar Kevin Durant went down with a catastrophic injury, fans for the opposing team laughed,  cheered, and waved goodbye with glee. I don’t think it’s an isolated incident. I think it’s a trend. I think it’s a trend this season in the NBA, and I think it’s a sign of the times we’re living in – where civility is down – and casual bigotry is on the rise. And the NBA is perhaps the strangest place to see it. Let’s dig in. This is Shaun King and you are listening to (The Breakdown)! ---- I don’t...

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