Charlamagne Tha God, Gabrielle Union Support ESPN’s Jemele Hill During Trump Backlash

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On Monday night time, outspoken ESPN SportsCenter cohost Jemele Hill referred to as Donald Trump a white supremacist and bigot who emboldens different white supremacists. She additionally stated he’s unqualified to be president.

Whereas it was troublesome to seek out the lie in Hill’s feedback, notably after Trump’s infuriating response to neo-Nazi terrorism in Charlottesville, by which he blamed “each side” for the terrorist act, ESPN didn’t assume so.

In reality, the community issued an apology for Hill’s tweets yesterday, and “addressed” it together with her, saying she acknowledges her “actions have been inappropriate.”

In fact, it took minutes for the sports activities community to obtain a barrage of criticism for issuing the assertion, notably as a result of Hill’s feedback have been based mostly in fact. A fact that was deeply explored in a standout piece, “The First White President” by journalist Ta-Nehisi Coates for The Atlantic, days earlier than Hill’s feedback.

ESPN’s assertion has largely been seen because the community pandering to its white, proper wing base, an concept that people on Twitter didn’t mince phrases expressing. Charlamagne Tha God, Gabrielle Union, Reggie Miller and Colin Kaepernick have been amongst those that stood with Jemele.

Check out a few of the responses under.

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