Jemele Hill: Black athletes should leave white colleges

Jemele Hill: Black athletes should leave white colleges
Jemele Hill (Image via Twitter)

[Ed. – But the colleges that afford the best recruitment opportunities for athletes are currently ‘white,’ so isn’t Hill urging a generation or two of black athletes to sacrifice their potentially lucrative careers?]

Former ESPN commentator Jemele Hill, the woman who sparked national controversy in 2017 when she referred to President Trump as a “white supremacist,” penned an upcoming piece for the October 2019 issue of The Atlantic in which she called for black athletes to have a mass exodus from white colleges.

Jamele Hill announced the article in a tweet on Thursday, which she titled, “It’s Time for Black Athletes to Leave White Colleges.”

“Very proud that my first magazine piece for @TheAtlantic is appearing in the October issue,” she tweeted. “Been working on it for some time. Here it is.”

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So what does the piece actually say? Well, everything the title suggests: white colleges are oppressive places and black athletes should just get out.

“Black athletes have attracted money and attention to the predominantly white universities that showcase them,” she writes. “Meanwhile, black colleges are struggling.”…

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