Jemele Hill, the ESPN anchor who became a household name after she called President Donald Trump “a white supremacist” last year, was expected to leave her role on the network’s flagship show “SportsCenter,” according to multiple reports. After being thrust smack dab in the middle of the president’s war of words against Black women, Hill will reportedly still be in the ESPN family when she joins the staff of The Undefeated, one of the company’s digital properties that focuses on the intersection of race, sports and culture.v
Hill requested the career move, according to Sports Illustrated, which first reported the news. It was not immediately clear what role she would play when she starts her new assignment at the Undefeated reportedly next month.
As of late Friday morning, ESPN’s public relations website, the Undefeated and Hill herself had not confirmed had not publicly announced the move. However, senior NBA writer for the Undefeated extended a warm “welcome” to his new co-worker.
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