Tag: White Privilege

Author Alice Sebold

Author Alice Sebold Apologizes for Her Role in the Wrongful Conviction of the Black Man Charged With Raping Her

In her acclaimed 1999 memoir Lucky, author Alice Sebold told the story of being raped in 1981 when she was a student at Syracuse University. The case resulted in a Black man named Anthony Broadwater being convicted and sent to prison. Sadly, Broadwater was innocent and wrongfully convicted — and…

Korver

LeBron James Salutes Kyle Korver for His Essay on White Privilege in America

Los Angeles Laker LeBron James, who has used his public platform to speak out about social justice issues, was moved by his former Cleveland Cavaliers teammate Kyle Korver’s essay on white privilege.    In Korver’s first-person essay, “Privileged,” published in The Players Tribune on Monday, he opened up about the false arrest of former Atlanta Hawks teammate Thabo Sefolosha in New York in…