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Jemele Hill and Cari Champion are two of the most prolific voices in media today. Besides being veteran journalists and boasting stellar careers at ESPN, the self-proclaimed BFFs have consistently refused to mute their voices when the conversation around sports spilled over into racial equality and politics. Currently, the besties are co-hosting an all-new late-night…

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The National Football League got put on blast by celebrities after it offered condolences for the police-involved deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor that have inspired a nationwide insurrection. Outspoken journalist Jemele Hill, a former sports reporter for ESPN, was particularly incensed that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has the audacity to even…

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Last year, rolling out released a list of the top 10 Black women in sports journalism. This year, there continued to be an overwhelming amount of quality work produced by this still-underappreciated demographic. The self-proclaimed “Voice of Atlanta Basketball,” Bria Janelle, was this year’s in-game host at the McDonald’s All-American Game, in addition to touring…

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Jemele Hill isn’t your average talking head. The ex-ESPN “SportsCenter” co-anchor blends the lines of sports and politics with ease, is a culture creator, and a successful sports journalist who isn’t afraid to speak out against social injustice. Since hosting an Emmy Award-winning town hall with former President Obama, Hill has been living her best life…

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People are waking up Monday morning to the news that a former White employee at ESPN actually proferred the dubious claim that she was demoted at the predominantly White sports news network because she is White. Talk about a paradox. Britt McHenry, the ultra-conservative reporter who recently said all the NFL players who kneel during…

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In 2017, the entire nation remained on edge mostly due to the political climate. Donald Trump’s first year in office was marred by multiple scandals, White House firings, and divisive messages that would have severe repercussions. The country reached a boiling point following the horrific events that took place in Charlottesville, Virginia, in August 2017.…

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Since Donald Trump’s victory in the presidential election, the nation has experienced multiple incidents of overt racism and discrimination.  At the same time, individuals who oppose things they know to be wrong, have taken a stand, protested, and come together to press for change — behaviors which have commonly become known as “social disruptions.” From the…

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The fact that Black women aren’t appreciated enough in America remained to be one of the more obvious statements in 2017. With all due respect to the consistent staples of Pam Oliver, Lisa Salters, and a handful of others, this is a list of the top 10 Black women in sports journalism today. It’s like not…

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It’s been two weeks since ESPN decided to suspend “Sportscenter“ broadcaster Jemele Hill for violating ESPN’s social media guidelines. Her tweets, which took aim at Donald Trump and Dallas Cowboy fans, were “impulsive” according to a letter issued by ESPN on Oct. 6,, 2017. Fellow colleague, Michael Smith, who hosts “SC6” with Hill, sat out…

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This writer was initially surprised that any multimillionaire businessman, much less a famous one like Donald Trump, would take time out of his schedule to publicly lambaste comedian Rosie O’Donnell, as he is doing now with ESPN’s Jemele Hill, after O’Donnell had the gumption to criticize Trump’s mishandling of the Miss America pageant many years…

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ESPN host Jemele Hill doesn’t mince words. First, she calls President Donald Trump a “white supremacist” on her Twitter account. That comment prompted White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders to say during a briefing that her comments about Trump were “a fireable offense by ESPN.” Hill apologized in September saying, “My comments on Twitter expressed…

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