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Jemele Hill suspended from ESPN for two weeks


After the Dallas Cowboys' loss last night, owner Jerry Jones clarified his position on his players potentially protesting during the anthem.
Dallas' three biggest stars, including their starting quarterback, are black but they all have previously made statements indicating their lack of desire to consider participating in the protest and seem unlikely to test Jerry's willingness to bench key players.

SportsCenter anchor Jemele Hill tweeted about Jerry's comments and advised people who are upset over Jerry's comments to consider boycotting instead of pressuring stars to protest.







ESPN decided to suspend her for two weeks.

After her publicly announced suspension, she clarified:



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