The Washington Post: Bomani Jones thrives where race and sports collide

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Washington Post writer Ben Strauss asks if Bomani Jones can be a star at ESPN as the sports leader undergoes seismic programming changes. In this new article, Strauss cites a fiery debate between Jones and commentator Will Cain regarding NASCAR star Bubba Wallace. As Strauss points out, protests gripped the country and commentators across the media were trying to explain race relations but “few did that more ably, in this moment and others, than Jones…”

Read more about calls Bomani received from ESPN President Jimmy Pitaro and other executives. Throughout the article, Strauss outlines how Jones’ valuable commentary on race intersecting sports has made an impact in sports media.


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