ESPN: ‘Inappropriate’ for Jemele Hill to call Donald Trump a white supremacist

ESPN has distanced itself from a string of Jemele Hill tweets that called President Donald Trump a white supremacist “who has largely surrounded himself w/ other white supremacists.”

Hill – a SportsCenter anchor, Michigan native and former Detroit Free Press sports writer – went on a Twitter tirade Monday about Trump, calling him “the most ignorant, offensive president of my lifetime. His rise is a direct result of white supremacy. Period.”

She also said Trump “is unqualified and unfit to be president. He is not a leader. And if he were not white, he never would have been elected.”

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Hill’s string of tweets are embedded below. As of Wednesday morning, her initial tweet calling Trump a white supremacist has earned more than 7,500 retweets, 19,900 likes and 6,600 responses.