ESPN sportscaster Jemele Hill in a recent Tweet stated that “Donald Trump is a white supremacist who has largely surrounded himself w/ other white supremacists.” and “His rise is a direct result of white supremacy. Period.” White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, when asked to comment on the Tweet, said that “I think that’s one of the more outrageous comments that anyone could make and certainly something that I think is a fireable offense by ESPN.” All In’s Chris Hayes invites Brittney Cooper, Professor of Africana Studies, Rutgers University, and Jason Johnson, Professor of Political Science, Morgan State University, to discuss.
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[Ed note: Essential reading on this topic: The First White President by Ta-Nehisi Coates ]
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