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Deion Sanders recently made headlines when he admitted that his ideal quarterback should come from “dual parent homes” and have “a strong father.” However, when it comes to defensive linemen, Sanders said that he prefers quarterbacks who have a “single mama” and “he’s on free lunches … trying to rescue mama.”
Karen Hunter and author Jennifer Jones Austin discuss the controversy in this clip.
About Jennifer Jones Austin
A fourth-generation leader of faith and social justice, Jennifer Jones Austin fights for equity. As CEO of the Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies (FPWA), an anti-poverty, policy and advocacy organization with 170 member agencies and faith partners, she has led and secured monumental changes in social policy to strengthen and empower the disenfranchised and marginalized. Jennifer brings to her work a profound understanding of the link between race, poverty, law and social policy in America, and the role religion plays.