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Hip-Hop, Jemele Hill, Music, Rap, Snoop Dogg -

Big Boy is a connector. “You need to speak to Dogg?” That’s what the Los Angeles-based syndicated radio personality asks when the topic of 1993’s Doggystyle comes up. “I mean I can help you … I’m with him right now.” Before you even get a chance to respond, he’s already calling Snoop, born Calvin Broadus […]

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Jemele Hill knows about the intersection of politics and sports up close. As one of the faces of SC6, last year’s revamp of ESPN flagship SportsCenter with friend and colleague Michael A. Smith, Hill came under fire last September when she replied to a tweet from trolls that “Donald Trump is a white supremacist who…

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Has Kanye West made the visit of no return? These folks say after Ye’s White House sit down with President Trump, they are done, done Rapper and former collaborator T.I posted a long message on IG, saying: “This is the most repulsive, disgraceful, embarrassing act of desperation & auctioning off of one’s soul to gain […]

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For years, whenever complaints about ESPN being “too political” came up, anchors Jemele Hill and Michael Smith were pointed to as the primary culprits. Their race was always the subtext, though no one—least of all ESPN—seemed to want to call attention to it.

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A year ago, a line in a piece from Saki Benibo—an assertion also articulated a year before in a tweet from Mela Machinko—inspired me to write something of my own based on that statement. The result (“Straight Black Men Are The White People Of Black People”) was my most read VSB piece of 2017.

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Former ESPN analyst Jemele Hill is teaming up with NBA champion Lebron James on his […]

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Well, that didn’t take long. One of the realest to ever talk about sports, a must-follow on Twitter, and newly liberated fuckboy uncoverer, Jemele Hill, had barely stepped her foot off of ESPN’s campus before it was announced that her next gig will be narrating LeBron James’ basketball documentary Shut Up and Dribble.

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ESPN, Jemele Hill, News, Top Stories, Video -

  Outspoken and much-awarded sports journalist Jemele Hill tweeted on Friday that it was her last day at ESPN, the network that helped vault her to stardom but also suspended her when she spoke out against President Trump. Hill noted that over the last several weeks, “there have been a lot of rumors about my job status.” […]

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BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — Outspoken ESPN personality Jemele Hill announced Friday that she is leaving […]

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  Outspoken sports journalist Jemele Hill is breaking up with sports network ESPN after a series of incidents in which she bumped heads with network brass about issues of racism. A person familiar with the situation told Variety that Hill will leave the network at the beginning of September. Hill was a commentator for “Sports Center” and, […]

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Jemele Hill, a black woman who remained so while on television, had a rough go of it at ESPN in the fallout of calling Donald Trump, a sho nuff white supremacist, just that. She’s reportedly set to completely sever ties with the company at the beginning of September.

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Angela Rye, Candace Owens, don cheadle, Jemele Hill, National, News, Roland Martin -

Political analyst Angela Rye caught a case of selective memory loss on Wednesday when a […]

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Candace Owens, ESPN, Jemele Hill, National, News -

Former “SportsCenter” host Jemele Hill was unfazed Monday when conservative commentator Candace Owens challenged her […]

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Tons of celebrities like DJ Khaled, Angela Rye, Will.i.am, and Luke James were out on Friday for Culture Creators Third Annual ‘Innovators & Leaders’ Awards Brunch and TheGrio was on deck for the fabulous festivities at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. Celebrities and industry insiders gathered at the star-studded event sponsored by Rémy Martin, The Mane Choice, Morgan Stanley, […]

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The University of Maryland's Philip Merrill College of Journalism invited journalist Jemele Hill to be the commencement speaker for the 2018 graduation and reception of the news on Twitter was less than welcoming.

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Adrienne Lawrence, Chris Berman, ESPN, Jemele Hill, Lawsuit, News -

Several weeks after Jemele Hill has left her on-air duties at ESPN, the network is experiencing legal troubles from an ex-employee whose litigation against the company has drawn in the former host. On Monday TMZ reported that ESPN legend Chris Berman allegedly left a “threatening and racially disparaging voicemail” to his colleague, Hill. The claims were made in a […]

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Former ESPN broadcaster Jemele Hill isn’t backing down from her recent tweets calling President Donald […]

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Journalist Jemele Hill sat in on The View today and set co-host Meghan McCain straight about her tweet calling Donald Trump and his administration white supremacists.

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Sportscenter anchor Michael Smith says he is “pissed” over what he believes was ESPN attempt to silence he and former co-host Jemele Hill. After Hill jumped ship to work for The Undefeated, Smith says he noticed before her exit that the network was deliberately changing the vision of the show with less camera time for the […]

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The now former ESPN SportsCenter anchor set the record straight on why she is leaving to join The Undefeated...

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According to a Sports Illustrated report, Hill will join 'The Undefeated,' ESPN's site for coverage of race, sports and culture. The report says that Hill asked management for the move.

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Issa Rae, Jemele Hill, Podcast, The Plug -

It was only a matter of time before this happened: Chiney, Kayla, Tes, Terrika and I nabbed none other than friend-of-the-family, SC6‘s Jemele Hill. We wasted no time getting Jemele to spill the beans about she and Michael Smith’s time at the recent NAACP Awards. While there, Hill met Issa Rae as well as Congresswoman […]

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The 49th Annual NAACP Image Awards was hosted by Anthony Anderson and aired live on TVOne from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium, but you can take a look at the list of best moments if you missed anything...

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Carla Williams, Cleveland Cavaliers, Dwyane Wade, Eric Bledsoe, Jackie Robinson, Jemele Hill, What Had Happened Was -

Game. blouses. Dwyane Wade will now come off the bench for the Cleveland Cavaliers after the 15-year guard approached head coach Tyronn Lue this past weekend and made the request. Fellow guard J.R. Smith will return to the lineup in Wade’s place — a role Smith held for the past three seasons before Wade signed […]

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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — ESPN suspended anchor Jemele Hill on Monday for two weeks for making political statements on social media...

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BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — ESPN anchor Jemele Hill has been suspended by the network for […]

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I don’t remember exactly how old I was, but let’s just say I was 11. I was spending the night at my grandmother’s house with a couple of my close friends. And they had an idea. A terrible idea. They wanted me to steal a couple of beers from my grandmother. My grandmother, you see, […]

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