Gwen Berry, Brianna McNeal, and Maritza Correia McClendon share personal examples of excessive punishment, and discuss the lack of black representation in leadership roles throughout sports. It can be challenging to be a black female athlete while trying to remain authentic. Organizations like the IOC are mostly run by white men who are often disconnected and cannot relate to the black women in sports. This episode is about how a lack of empathy in an industry constructed upon an old foundation can disregard and even vilify some of its most talented athletes.
Maritza Correia McClendon
Who’s Interviewing Who passes the mic to the athletes as they host an open discussion about their careers, personal journeys, and world events. As the athletes exchange origin stories and battles with strife, the audience gets a glimpse at the level of focus it takes to achieve at the professional level.