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Lamar Jackson and the Racism of ‘Running Quarterbacks’

The quarterback has emerged as one of the best players in the NFL — but that hasn’t stopped sportswriters and analysts from sticking with the dumbest dogwhistle in professional sports

Photo: Icon Sportswire/Getty Images

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Mansur Shaheen

Mansur Shaheen

Freelance writer. Bylines in American Magazine, SB Nation and Mondoweiss. Culture and Sports.

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