Controversy, Sports, Television

What a Surprise: Jemele Hill Receives 2 Week Suspension from ESPN

  Have you seen this meme? Speaks volumes, yes? Another tough day for Black women in sports. Yesterday, Jemele Hill was suspended from her flagship broadcast, Sportscenter, on ESPN for what they have cited as a breach of their social media policies. Hill took to Twitter on the heels of Jerry Jones, owner of the Dallas… Continue reading What a Surprise: Jemele Hill Receives 2 Week Suspension from ESPN

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ESPN Correspondent, Jemele Hill, Receives a Mixture of Backlash and Support Over Trump Tweets

      Jemele Hill, sports journalist and ESPN correspondent, has been receiving tons of attention after a series of tweets she posted in regards to President Donald Trump, calling 45 a "white supremacist who has largely surrounded himself w/ other white supremacists". https://twitter.com/jemelehill/status/907392229290934272 https://twitter.com/jemelehill/status/907393203762073600   https://twitter.com/jemelehill/status/907393436487180292 https://twitter.com/jemelehill/status/907393610211053569 https://twitter.com/jemelehill/status/907395085482033152   The tweets were posted on… Continue reading ESPN Correspondent, Jemele Hill, Receives a Mixture of Backlash and Support Over Trump Tweets

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Stephanie Ready Becomes First Full-Time Female NBA Analyst

FOX Sports Southeast has announced that Stephanie Ready will be moving from sideline reporter for the Charlotte Hornets to game analyst, alongside Dell Curry and Eric Collins. While other women, including Ann Meyers and Nancy Lieberman, have served as occasional analysts for the NBA, Ready will be the league’s first full-time female analyst. “I am… Continue reading Stephanie Ready Becomes First Full-Time Female NBA Analyst

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Feature: Eunice Elliott

  Eunice Elliott joined Alabama's 13 in August 2013 as the traffic reporter.  A native of Bessemer, Eunice is a proud graduate of The University of Alabama where she earned a Journalism/Theatre degree in 1997. She has enjoyed working in sports/entertainment over the years including stints at ESPN in Connecticut, The Tennessee Titans, The FedEx… Continue reading Feature: Eunice Elliott

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Feature: Josina Anderson

    Josina Anderson joined ESPN as a Chicago-based bureau reporter in August 2011.  She covers the National Football League, the NBA and other sports.  Anderson primarily appears on Sunday NFL Countdown, NFL Live and other NFL shows, as well as ESPN’s flagship news and information program SportsCenter. Prior to ESPN, Anderson worked as a… Continue reading Feature: Josina Anderson

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FEATURE: Pam Oliver

For a young African American woman to succeed in the male-dominated field of sports journalism, it takes an exceptional blend of hard work, expertise, confidence, and tact. Throughout her rapidly advancing career, Pam Oliver has demonstrated all these qualities, earning the respect of athletes and fellow journalists alike. She has met the challenges of racism… Continue reading FEATURE: Pam Oliver