WNBA player A'ja Wilson says Caitlin Clark is more 'marketable' because she's white — then gets signed by Nike

WNBA player A’ja Wilson says Caitlin Clark is more ‘marketable’ because she’s white — then gets signed by Nike


WNBA player A’ja Wilson argued that star player Caitlin Clark is more popular and more marketable because she is white, while black women are ignored. She was later revealed to have signed an endorsement deal with Nike.

In an interview with the Associated Press, Las Vegas Aces player A’ja Wilson claimed that race has played a “huge” role in the popularity of Clark, who set the NCAA records for women’s basketball in points per game and total points.

“I think it’s a huge thing. I think a lot of people may say it’s not about black and white, but to me, it is,” she said in an interview. “It really is because you can be top notch at what you are as a black woman, but yet

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