Study Says Football Commentators Praise Black Players For Power, White Players for Work Ethic, Leadership

Hearing racist descriptors from commentators also greatly influences the way fans think about these players.

written by
Rajvi Desai
Jul 2, 2020
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AuthorRajvi Desai

Rajvi Desai is The Swaddle's Culture Editor. After graduating from NYU as a Journalism and Politics major, she covered breaking news and politics in New York City, and dabbled in design and entertainment journalism. Back in the homeland, she's interested in tackling beauty, sports, politics and human rights in her gender-focused writing, while also co-managing The Swaddle Team's podcast, Respectfully Disagree.