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NABJ backs Jemele Hill after Trump comments

NABJ backs Jemele Hill after Trump comments
ESPN - First Amendment To The United States Constitution - Jemele Hill - White House - White Supremacy
September 13
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The National Association of Black Journalists issued a statement backing ESPN's Jemele Hill after she tweeted that President Trump was "unqualified and unfit to be President" and “a white supremacist who has largely surrounded himself w/ other white supremacists.”

ESPN did not comment on what discipline was given to Hill.

"Several ESPN employees and colleagues responded to the controversy regarding Hill.

NABJ issued the following statement:"Jemele Hill is an award-winning, veteran journalist who has distinguished herself for having insightful opinions and perspectives on a variety of topics.

That withstanding, the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) supports Hill's First Amendment rights on all matters of discussion, within and outside the world of sports, as they do not impinge on her duties as a host and commentator.

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