Arnold Payne, a videojournalist for 40 years, reflects on what it means to be a Black journalist in the world of sports.
I was recently asked about my relationships surrounding Black and white athletes, my personal interactions and what those relationships have meant to me throughout my past 40 years as a sports videographer.
My vision has always been to capture and breathe life into images to tell a story. Oh, and did I mention, enjoy the ride. And what a ride it continues to be!
I find myself reflecting on years and years of assignments and how each may have played a role in defining my understanding of sanity, in an often time, insane world.
In a world that we’re all trying to find our rightful place, the wide world of sports has…