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9: S1E9: The Cry for Justice Continues

9: S1E9: The Cry for Justice Continues

On the one-year anniversary of Breonna Taylor’s murder by Louisville police officers, we review the changes that have happened in the wake of her death, explain why justice still has not been served and replay an episode that originally aired on July 31, 2020 about the relentless grief inflicted on families whose loved ones have […]...
8: S1E8: Girl, Bye: The Unforgivable Sins of Kelly Loeffler

8: S1E8: Girl, Bye: The Unforgivable Sins of Kelly Loeffler

Now that Atlanta Dream co-owner Kelly Loeffler has been voted out of a Senate seat she was never voted into, does this mean she returns to WNBA ownership as if nothing ever happened? Unlikely, if the players, who supported her rival, Rev. Raphael Warnock, in the race, have anything to do with it. Many of […]...
The Unforgiveable Sins of Kelly Loeffler

The Unforgiveable Sins of Kelly Loeffler

Now that Atlanta Dream co-owner Kelly Loeffler has been voted out of the Senate seat she was never voted into in the first place, does this mean she returns to WNBA ownership as if nothing ever happened? ...
Without WNBA Players, There’d Be No Warnock vs. Loeffler Runoff in Georgia

Without WNBA Players, There’d Be No Warnock vs. Loeffler Runoff in Georgia

In advance of the Tuesday, Jan. 5, special election that will decide which senators represent the state of Georgia and which political party controls the U.S. Senate for the next four years, your friendly reminder that there would be no runoff election without the players of the WNBA, who kicked Atlanta Dream co-owner and Sen. Kelly Loeffler in her political ambitions by campaigning for her rival, Rev. Raphael Warnock. ...
Natasha Cloud: ‘We Are the Deciding People on Who Runs Our Country’

Natasha Cloud: ‘We Are the Deciding People on Who Runs Our Country’

Ahead of the November 3rd presidential election, WNBA champion Natasha Cloud is urging all people to vote, especially Black and brown people who historically have been disenfranchised from the electoral process. In a wide-ranging interview with Tamryn Spruill, Cloud also discussed the need for police reform, the Breonna Taylor case in the context of voting, the Trump supporters in her family and why she is voting for Joe Biden. ...
7: S1E7: Natasha Cloud: ‘We are the deciding people on who runs our country’

7: S1E7: Natasha Cloud: ‘We are the deciding people on who runs our country’

Ahead of the November 3rd presidential election, WNBA champion Natasha Cloud is urging all people to vote, especially Black and brown people who historically have been disenfranchised from the electoral process. In a wide-ranging interview with Tamryn Spruill, Cloud also discussed the need for police reform, the Breonna Taylor case in the context of voting, […]...
Natasha Cloud: ‘Vote Like Your Life Depends on It’

Natasha Cloud: ‘Vote Like Your Life Depends on It’

"Vote like your life depends on it," says Natasha Cloud, starting guard for the 2019 WNBA champion Washington Mystics. With the 2020 presidential election just two weeks away, The Hard Screen brings you an election special that includes interviews with Cloud and Renee Montgomery, a two-time WNBA title-winner, who both opted out of the 2020 season to focus on social initiatives that emphasized voting. We also break down why it is so difficult for some voters to cast their ballots this year and review what individual WNBA teams have done to encourage voting in their respective cities. ...
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