Brittney Griner remains detained as U.S. equal pay lags behind

Written by on April 18, 2022

Brittney Griner, 31, was arrested over 60 days ago in Russia’s Sheremetyevo airport near Moscow on drug smuggling charges, which have since been extended until at least May 19.

At the time of her arrest, she was there to play basketball at a higher salary than American teams offer.

While Russia and the U.S. are vastly different places, our American-born female star athletes are often financially rewarded more abroad than at home.

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