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Sports World Reacts To Brittney Griner Prison Theory

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Sports World Reacts To Brittney Griner Prison Theory

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According to one prominent scholar and former professor, Griner's sentence was so harsh because of the color of her skin and her sexuality.

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Griner, one of the WNBA's top players, is Black and gay. She has been sentenced to nine years in a Russian prison on drug charges. Griner was arrested at the airport when drugs were found in her backpack earlier this year.

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“There is no question that if she weren’t a woman who challenged the sexual norms… She’s married to a woman, but she’s a dominant ball player. 

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She’s a phenomenal cultural icon. Even LeBron had to admit it,” Michael Eric Dyson said, per Yahoo 

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“This Black woman, had she been anybody else — even a straight Black woman would’ve received more support than a queer Black woman with a Black wife.” 

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Sports fans have been debating the controversial theory.