The Las Vegas Raiders now hold a new distinction!
Nov 8, 2023
Having a Black woman in your corner is a sure shot for success. Although they make up only a small percentage in the business of sports, the underrepresented group is often a saving grace behind the scenes within the space. During AfroTech Executive Los Angeles in September 2022, a few powerhouses who make up the underrepresented group gathered for a panel titled The Changing Face Of Sports And Fitness Leadership. During the conversation — moderated by the CEO of the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation, Nichol Whiteman — the women not only touched on making it into the industry but also on surviving as Black women. Photo Credit: AfroTech “You can’t come into this industry with thin skin. Whether you’re a male or female, you have to be thick skin. You’re going to have to go through a lot. You’re going to have to work harder,” Kiesha Nix said during AfroTech Executive Los Angeles. “At this point in our careers, people joke with us sometimes that we should be working smarter and not harder....
Sep 28, 2022
History has officially been made in the NFL! On July 7, Sandra Douglass Morgan was hired to be the president of the Las Vegas Raiders — making her the first Black woman president in NFL history.
Jul 8, 2022