Larry Wilmore wants to have *that* conversation about the fraught relationship between black communities and the police. It’s complicated, and frankly, it’s abusive. To help him try to unpack this whole mess, Larry is joined by sports journalist Bomani Jones.
In this week’s Parting Shots on Outside the Lines, Bomani Jones to discuss the importance of tennis star Naomi Osaka using her platform to speak out on societal issues. Hear why he admires Osaka’s stand for social justice and racial awareness after the latest controversial shootings of unarmed citizens.
JJ and Tommy sit down with sports journalist and ESPN personality Bomani Jones to talk about the return of sports as the NBA restart nears (04:15). They also discuss why people should be experts in their fields and how athletes can use—and misuse—their platforms (28:08). They also talk about Steph Curry and different ways to understand a player’s greatness (49:40), all before drafting their favorite movies involving planes (67:13).