ESPN piles on

Yesterday I said,

That the NFL has not unequivocally taken a stance behind its players and supported their first-amendment-protected rights is disgraceful…

Then ESPN went ahead and suspended Jemele Hill for, I don’t know, daring to be a black woman with her own thoughts and the ability to type them, I guess, proving that the NFL isn’t the only organization that doesn’t have the backs of its workforce, at least not when they’re minorities.

Drew Magary nails it:

A decent boss—shit, a decent person—would support Hill and protect her from this horseshit. ESPN didn’t. They shoved her into the wolf cage and locked the gate shut.

I guess the fact that ESPN is one of the NFL’s biggest partners is just another reason not to watch anymore.

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