ESPN Condemns Jemele Hill For Calling Trump A White Supremacist, Black Twitter Says 'Where's The Lie, Though?'
ESPN released a statement expressing its disapproval of Hill's tweets about Trump.
Donald Trump is a white supremacist who has largely surrounded himself w/ other white supremacists.— Jemele Hill (@jemelehill) September 11, 2017
This tweet made a lot of people angry. Hill was undeterred, clapping back at those criticizing her views.
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The height of white privilege is being able to ✌🏾ignore✌🏾his white supremacy, because it's of no threat to you. Well, it's a threat to me.— Jemele Hill (@jemelehill) September 11, 2017
Trump is the most ignorant, offensive president of my lifetime. His rise is a direct result of white supremacy. Period.— Jemele Hill (@jemelehill) September 11, 2017
He is unqualified and unfit to be president. He is not a leader. And if he were not white, he never would have been elected— Jemele Hill (@jemelehill) September 12, 2017
The statement also mentions that Hill was reprimanded, and that "she recognizes her actions were inappropriate."
ESPN Statement on Jemele Hill: pic.twitter.com/3kfexjx9zQ— ESPN PR (@ESPNPR) September 12, 2017
ESPN Statement on Jemele Hill:— OMG, LaJethro (@LaJethroJenkins) September 12, 2017
It's inapproapriate to call a racist a racist, and she knows that.
So sick and cowardly. https://t.co/QNVqTJ2B2N
so jemele hill got in trouble for saying what trump actually is?? pic.twitter.com/qDhsGohLG5— patrick cacaw (@abignbahole) September 12, 2017
*Jemele Hill calls Trump a Nazi apologist* "REPREHENSIBLE!!!"— Kno (@Kno) September 12, 2017
*Nazi says people who look like Hill should die* "Hear him out. Free speech"
Jemele Hill out here speaking the truth and these cupcakes can't handle it.— 🗣 (@MartyOropeza) September 12, 2017
Utterly amazing how the President can give all the clear signals of being a white supremacist, but Jemele Hill can't say so out loud. https://t.co/Jnok6bVtjN— En Sabah Moor (@AndrayDomise) September 12, 2017
I'm so depressed all my favorite sports are ruled by racist shit-head white men. Jemele hill has to apologize for 45 remarks meanwhile— Strokely Carmichael (@IllestCreation) September 12, 2017