social justice

Las Vegas Aces players wear white T-shirts saying "Bans off our bodies" at practice on June 24, 2022.

Daily Briefing — June 25, 2022: WNBA responds to Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade

By Em Adler / June 25, 2022

Nine of the WNBA’s 12 teams issued statements on social media, and many players spoke out as well

As an athlete and activist, Kennedy Burke is blossoming with the Washington Mystics

By Jenn Hatfield / June 8, 2022

Building on a strong overseas season, the quiet fourth-year wing is elevating her game and raising her voice in the WNBA

Former Mystic, now-Mayor Tamara James is a different kind of ‘point guard’

By Jenn Hatfield / October 14, 2021

James, the mayor of her hometown of Dania Beach, is a force for change from the inside

‘Her Home Court’: Now Natasha Cloud belongs to the ages

By Jenn Hatfield / October 4, 2021

A mural pays tribute to Natasha Cloud’s journey, on and off the court

As a leader, point guard and advocate, Natasha Cloud’s presence is bigger than ever this season

By Jenn Hatfield / September 6, 2021

The perennial underdog is also the Washington Mystics’ ‘mama bear’ and vocal leader

WNBA remembers George Floyd

By Tee Baker / May 25, 2021

League, teams and players honor Floyd’s life and call for action

How eight women’s basketball players are fighting for the legal rights of transgender athletes

By Jenn Hatfield / January 20, 2021

The players are opposing an Idaho law that bars transgender women from women’s sports

Five years on, Saint Joseph’s women’s basketball still hears Natasha Cloud’s voice

By Jenn Hatfield / November 27, 2020

Cloud’s giving nature and outspokenness have lifted local communities as well as her alma mater

The Washington Mystics’ 2020 season will always be synonymous with social justice

By Jenn Hatfield / September 26, 2020

The Mystics’ existing culture of speaking out led the way

Natasha Cloud’s commitment to giving back and speaking out hasn’t wavered during COVID-19

By Jenn Hatfield / June 1, 2020

Next up for Cloud: Everytown for Gun Safety’s virtual event on June 5