—Jemele Hill, Last Call with Carson Daly
I see myself as less of a voice and more of somebody who is committed to fairness, accuracy, and truth whether you want to hear it or not.
Emmy-winning journalist Jemele Hill opens up about her career at the controversial intersection of sports and race in the United States. Once the country's lone African-American female sports columnist (Orlando Sentinel, 2005–06), the former co-anchor of ESPN SportsCenter and chief correspondent to that network's The Undefeated now writes for the Atlantic and hosts the podcast Unbothered, an honest, thought-provoking, and always-entertaining analysis of American life, in which she explores the news of the day and the connections between the worlds of sports, politics, music, identity, and culture. The outspoken commentator has been in recent headlines for her vocal opposition to President Trump; here, her topics include how professional sports have become a crucible for national conversations about First Amendment and social justice issues.
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