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Black athlete confidential

The Mag surveyed 82 anonymous pro athletes about race issues in sports

Originally Published: December 28, 2012
ESPN The Magazine

If you were told that in the year 2024, a retired athlete would be elected president, who do you think it would be?

Totals: 1. Magic Johnson: 26.6 percent 2. Michael Jordan: 12.7 percent 3. Ray Lewis: 10.1 percent 4. Derek Jeter: 8.2 percent T5. LeBron James, Kevin Johnson: 5 percent

Female Olympian: "Magic Johnson, because he was a great public figure during his basketball career and after. He's been an advocate for social and African-American rights and a voice in the ...

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