Twitter Rose Up And Wasn’t Letting Jemele Hill Go Out Like That

When the news of Jemele Hill’s suspension broke, fans took to Twitter to voice their support of Hill. And guess what- Twitter, especially Black Twitter, wasn’t letting her go out like that.

Here are some of the best tweets showing how Twitter had her back.

Josiah Johnson on Twitter

How Black Twitter getting ready to ride for Jemele Hill after finding out ESPN suspended her https://t.co/eYGkN4JDPc

Shaun King on Twitter

Jemele Hill was basically suspended for being Black and thoughtful while at ESPN. Her suspension is completely outrageous.

J. Cole on Twitter

Protect @jemelehill

Reverend Al Sharpton on Twitter

ESPN’s suspension of Jemele Hill is an outrage and should NOT go unanswered. ESPN and advertisers will hear from us!

Anika Noni Rose on Twitter

We see you, @jemelehill! We see you and we lift you and your truth aka #TheTruth. You will not be erased. #IStandWithJemele

Black Girl Nerds on Twitter

I see y’all tryin to come after Jemele Hill and Lin-Manuel this morning https://t.co/GRlkYABXho

Robert Littal on Twitter

ESPN suspended Jemele Hill as they trot Hank Williams JR every Monday who compared President Obama to Hitler.

Khaled Beydoun on Twitter

ESPN will repeatedly feature programming about Muhammad Ali standing up for civil rights. But suspend @jemelehill for doing the same.

Frederick Douglass on Twitter

Just a friendly reminder, @espn will air a gun show, but a black woman can’t tell the truth. I’m with @jemelehill.

Tour on Twitter

One reason why ESPN suspending @jemelehill makes zero sense is she was suspended for doing what she’s paid to do: be opinionated.

mike freeman on Twitter

I think @jemelehill is a patriot. Not one of those fake ass patriots. A real one who cares about her country and direction it’s headed.

Martellus Bennett on Twitter

@jemelehill love you sis. Proud to know you.

Keith Boykin on Twitter

Black players are 70% of the NFL. We have the power to defend Colin Kaepernick and Jemele Hill from the forces that would silence them.

The Root on Twitter

You can’t hire a black person to bring black viewers & then suspend them for being too black” https://t.co/smpfxp2PJX #IStandWithJemele https://t.co/xn57AuUToT

Women’s March on Twitter

@jemelehill, we are with you. Our statement on the suspension of @espn’s Jemele Hill:

Amy Siskind on Twitter

Until Jemele Hill is back on-air, @ESPN will be off in our house. https://t.co/m3kobKa6mK


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