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Taking A Shot: Women Of The WNBA Take On Racial Justice Reform

Atlanta Sun
Renee Montgomery

This country has a long history of athlete protests.

This hour, we speak with athletes, including former UConn Husky Renee Montgomery, who sat out the WNBA season to focus on social justice issues. WNBA teams recently forwent games after the police shooting of Jacob Blake. 

We want to hear from you.


  • Renee Montgomery - Two-time WNBA champion with the Atlanta Dream (@itsreneem_ )

  • Theresa Plaisance - Forward with the Connecticut Sun (@tplai55)

  • Molly Yanity, Ph.D. - Chair & associate professor, journalism, Quinnipiac University (@mollyyanity)

Lucy is the Executive Producer and Host of Connecticut Public's morning talk show, 'Where We Live.' She’s a longtime public radio reporter covering several beats including immigration, juvenile justice and child welfare issues, education, veterans affairs and the military.
Tess is a senior producer for the Connecticut Public news-talk show 'Where We Live.' She enjoys writing micro poetry and growing herbs.
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