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Kerry Washington Talks Recognizing Her Black Celebrity Privilege And Still Fearing Police Brutality: ‘Imagine How Scared Somebody Is Who Doesn’t Have The Resources I Have’

Kerry Washington

Kerry Washington says that dealing with the police is still a frightening thing to do despite having fame and resources as a well-known Black celebrity. Whether you’re wealthy, popular, or a politician, being Black will always come into play when dealing with anything in life. And no matter how much …

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Jemele Hill Says The Lack Of Outrage From The Black Community Over Nick Cannon’s Recent Remarks Stems From The Avoidance Of ‘Undermining And Undercutting’ The Racial Justice Movement

Jemele Hill Talks Athletes

Written by @kristenshylin_ Sports journalist Jemele Hill joined Don Lemon’s CNN segment, where she shared her thoughts on NBA hall of famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s recent op-ed. In an article from the Hollywood Reporter, the former professional basketball player questioned why there is no backlash from the Black community over the …

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ESPN Suspends Jemele Hill For Encouraging a Boycott of the Dallas Cowboys

Jemele Hill has been suspended for two weeks after violating ESPN’s social media guidelines, for a second time. The network announced its decision Monday afternoon, saying Hill “previously acknowledged letting her colleagues and company down with an impulsive tweet.” “In the aftermath, all employees were reminded of how individual tweets …

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Report Says ESPN Tried to Replace Jemele Hill With Another Black Host Amid Trump “White Supremacist” Tweet Controversy

On Wednesday, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders called for the firing of ESPN host #JemeleHill over her Monday night tweet calling Donald Trump a “white supremacist.”   Although Hill regretfully acknowledged that her tweet painted her employer in an “unfair light,” ThinkProgress exclusively reported, citing sources, that ESPN …

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