Ifeoma Onumonu was asked recently what she saw when she looked at the National Women’s Soccer League logo. Until that moment, the Gotham FC forward hadn’t reflected too deeply about the image or what it signified.
But Onumonu’s first thought was about what it didn’t represent: her. She said she believes the silhouette of a woman with a ponytail kicking a soccer ball depicts a White woman. And as a Black woman, she was reminded of the trophies she won growing up that looked the same as the logo — not like her. Read More