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.
How Black Twitter getting ready to ride for Jemele Hill after finding out ESPN suspended her https://t.co/eYGkN4JDPc
Jemele Hill was basically suspended for being Black and thoughtful while at ESPN. Her suspension is completely outrageous.
ESPN’s suspension of Jemele Hill is an outrage and should NOT go unanswered. ESPN and advertisers will hear from us!
We see you, @jemelehill! We see you and we lift you and your truth aka #TheTruth. You will not be erased. #IStandWithJemele
I see y’all tryin to come after Jemele Hill and Lin-Manuel this morning https://t.co/GRlkYABXho
ESPN suspended Jemele Hill as they trot Hank Williams JR every Monday who compared President Obama to Hitler.
ESPN will repeatedly feature programming about Muhammad Ali standing up for civil rights. But suspend @jemelehill for doing the same.
Just a friendly reminder, @espn will air a gun show, but a black woman can’t tell the truth. I’m with @jemelehill.
One reason why ESPN suspending @jemelehill makes zero sense is she was suspended for doing what she’s paid to do: be opinionated.
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.
@jemelehill love you sis. Proud to know you.
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.
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
@jemelehill, we are with you. Our statement on the suspension of @espn’s Jemele Hill:
Until Jemele Hill is back on-air, @ESPN will be off in our house. https://t.co/m3kobKa6mK