ESPN anchor Elle Duncan recently revealed that she left her job at NESN in 2016 because of the racism she faced during her three years in Boston.
She was compelled to speak out in response to Torii Hunter discussing the racist abuse he endured from Red Sox fans while playing at Fenway Park during his major league career. That led him to list Boston among the teams in his contracts’ no-trade clauses.
The Red Sox soon released a statement supporting Hunter, acknowledging the racist taunts and insults visiting players and ballpark employees have faced from fans. That inspired Duncan to share her experience working in Boston.
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