Colin Kaepernick is a hero who protested racial injustice, and in doing so sacrificed his NFL career. And though the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback has now gained a reprieve of sorts after Nike selected him for its new advertising campaign, Kaepernick’s reappearance on the national stage has spurred a new round of animus. Some…

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Race stands at the intersection of media and sports in America. If that truth has ever been in question, the events of the last week should erase all doubt. First, we learned that a modern-day iteration of the Jim Crow-era radio show, “Amos ‘n Andy,” had been revived in Philadelphia. A white radio producer at…

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