Staff writer for The ATLANTIC. Host of the “Jemele Hill is Unbothered,” podcast for Spotify. Born and raised by Detroit. Grew up at Michigan State.
I don’t know who needs to hear this but just imagine the reaction if it would have been discovered that anyone connected to Black Lives Matter was plotting to kidnap a United States Governor.
Nothing to see here, just the president tweeting that essentially the plot to kidnap Gov Whitmer was what she deserved for not reopening her state and risking lives.
Net worth avg white family: $171K Net worth avg black family: $17K The boot has been on black folks’ neck forever and yet we still didn’t vote for a racist (Trump), and haven’t plotted to the overthrow the government. It’s the whiteness that radicalizes them, not the poverty.
Watch this all the way to the end and then imagine if those arrested were black or Muslim. And yes, there’s a white supremacy problem in the police department. Has been for a long time. (H/t @AaronParseghian )
I have a different opinion on this. I applaud @SHAQ for admitting this publicly. It will give those who haven’t been voting encouragement. The point is to expand the electorate, not shame folks — ESPECIALLY black men.
I have no idea who did this, but if you know, find them and tag them. One of the best things I’ve seen on this app this week
If you vote for Donald Trump, you are a racist. You have no wiggle room.
Me, watching people who criticized Colin Kaepernick for his nonviolent protest post MLK quotes today
People need to understand how huge this is. Maya Moore is one of the most decorated basketball players of all time and she halted her career IN HER PRIME to right an injustice. This is just amazing.
Drew Brees is why people shouldn’t assume that just because someone white is around black people that they understand black issues.
@benandjerrys just put all other corporate statements to shame. THIS is how you put out a statement.