Michael Fletcher

Michael Fletcher

Senior Writer

Michael Fletcher is a senior writer with ESPN’s enterprise/investigative team. Before that, he wrote for ESPN’s The Undefeated, focusing on politics, criminal justice and social issues.

Fletcher spent 21 years at The Washington Post, where his beats included the national economy, the White House, and race relations. He is co-author of “Supreme Discomfort: The Divided Soul of Clarence Thomas,” a critically acclaimed biography published by Doubleday in 2007.

His work also has appeared as chapters in the books “Being a Black Man: At the Corner of Progress and Peril,” “Sex, Race and Merit: Debating Affirmative Action in Education and Employment,” as well as “The Wire: Truth be Told,” a collection of essays based on the celebrated television series.


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