Black Women in the WNBA Fought for More Money and Better Quality of Life — And Won

In a landmark deal, players chart a new path for the WNBA with higher salaries, enhanced mental health resources, and other benefits

Forward Nneka Ogwumike of the Los Angeles Sparks takes a shot in the game against the Phoenix Mercury at Staples Center on August 8, 2019. Photo: Meg Oliphant/Getty Images