Jemele Hill

Former ESPN journalist Jemele Hill is back in the news. This time she is accused of making a veiled threat on President Trump's life.

Hill, who now works for The Atlantic, made a reference to Malcolm X's assassination during Trump's nationally televised State of the Union Address on Tuesday.

During Trump’s speech, Hill suggested newbie Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez should shout "GETCHO HAND OUT MY POCKET!"

The phrase is similar to the one yelled by Malcolm X's assassins before he was assassinated while giving a speech at a Manhattan church in 1965.

Following the uproar on social media, Hill, an anti-Trump liberal, deleted her tweet and issued an apology. She claimed she never meant to call for violence against a sitting President:

"When I tweeted 'GETCHO HAND OUT MY POCKET,' in no way was I suggesting any physical harm to the president. I have used this phrase many times in my Twitter history, always in lighthearted ways, and removed from the context of the movie," she tweeted.

She added: "Let me be clear: I have often disagreed with many of the president’s policies, his behavior and rhetoric, but I would never call for violence against him, or any person. I apologize for breathing life into such an absurd assumption."


 

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  • ShelbyMoore

    That Malcolm X assassination scene always makes me cry....that shat leaves me in tears every time.

  • Topic Influencer

    assassinated while giving a speech at a Manhattan church <<< ballroom.

    Happy Black History Month

  • ShelbyMoore

    Malcolm > Martin

  • MSGREENMINUSTHEENVY

    This is a reach like no other!

  • tia

    She stay's giving an explanation for something. By now, she should know better--real hardheaded. In the volatile times were in at this very moment, she was better off not tweeting that at all. Some thoughts are just better to keep to yourself.

  • Bossy704

    She bout to lose those edges

  • LYRICS

    Do like the "The Roots" and "Don't Say Nuttin'" Lady, u KNOW "they" don't like you...yet I still feel this is a bit of a stretch...

  • HotInCleveland

    This picture is the softest I’ve ever seen her look.

  • Phillybruh

    Who ever made that correlation has some sore arms this afternoon...lol

  • pure_rachet

    They already chucked the deuce??

  • GAPeach

    Yeah, she already has those old lady laugh lines around her mouth. She should probably look into some products for that.

  • Sushi

    All day.....

  • Jefferey Franklin

    Cat Scratch Fever though..............

  • Jefferey Franklin

    One effectively brought change to an entire country and one only managed to change himself. Both were great leaders, but only one actually led........don't get it confused

  • Jefferey Franklin

    I've always found the similarities between 2pac and Malcolm X to be eerily odd.

  • Elevated Soul

    Black Democrats have become the racists, that they claim to despise but then again they are in the party that created the KKK. You are the "hate that hate produced".

    The behavior of this hateful woman is simply not acceptable to decent people.Black democrats always have to go the extra extra mile to prove to their liberal masters,that they are obedient to their hate...

    I want no part of these type of nygazz because you are lost.You are always embarrassing the race with your ignorance and hypocrisy...Many Blacks especially left wing nuts claim to be God's people,while serving Satan.

  • Alextra Ballard

    Somebidy workin with some Gumby arms...a looong stretch

  • Look@m3
  • Eileen

    Well stated...

  • Eileen

    This is the best I have ever seen her look...

  • Patricia

    i say it all the time. i always thought it was funny

  • goat

    White Supremacy Media at work. Just look at how they scrutinize some and make excuses for others. I know yall see it. They stay on code, that's why we need a code to stick with to combat this BS.

  • MsPam

    What was the saying back in the days, “A hardhead makes a soft behind”

  • ShelbyMoore
  • Bashi22

    Jemele knows she's not white so she better act right, you saw what the did to ” KATTY Griffin” she's white too. She not that stupid

  • http://batman-news.com Roderick2011

    She hasn't found her bottle of act right yet,huh?

  • Jamal Warner

    I agree 100%. Yet, Foxnews gets a past and they have actual open white supremacist who have pulled guns on other non-white employees still employed.

  • jwoo250

    Do tell.. I'm interested in knowing the similarities. Drop some knowledge on me I'm interested and all ears. Plus I'm nosey.

  • http://batman-news.com Roderick2011

    Well I heard that the Secret Service paid her a visit and you know that Trump and his gang are looking for any reason to paint Trump as the victim these days.

  • Li-Wright

    Hill must not have paid attention to Kathy Griffin's call to assassinate DJT. She's in big trouble; and may lose her job at the Atlantic. People are taking DJT toooo seriously....I mean, the celebs need to slow their roll.

  • KLo

    who cares

  • Ryan
  • Scromes1212

    She don't won't to lose her new job lol she just got there. Hard to fight the liberal agenda with no income lol

  • jeniefrumdabloc™
  • INDUSTRY GURU

    Black History Salute
    https://youtu.be/tXE-TpGLFac.

  • DroneRivers

    "GETCHO HAND OUT MY POCKET!" = "Nothing to see here folks. Slow news day."

    That's it and that's all. I think I'ma start using it in certain posts from now on...

  • Guest

    Jemele girl, slow your roll and congrats with the engagement. That's all I got for this post.

  • INDUSTRY GURU

    Black History Salute...
    Did you know Tupac has a sister? Her name is Sekyiwa Set Shakur.

    Watch this beautiful sista, give a speech that will touch you forever.

    I hope this will resonate in someones heart.

    https://youtu.be/rg9zskDcq5s.

  • Jefferey Franklin

    Then stop posting on an open public forum and keep your opinions to yaself goofass

  • VernadineTheQueen?

    ????

  • Ryan

    I wanna see a post about how a video's now out showing Candace Owens defending Hitler when she spoke at a conference a couple of months ago...

  • Jefferey Franklin

    Per my own perspective they were both men who often sought the companionship or leadership from men who were in very powerful, or dangerous and or influential

    Despite the need to be lead they were both born leaders and naturally charismatic spokesmen.

    Where Malcolm indulged in a crime and a very defiant/reckless lifestyle while young only to become more agile and mature in older age

    Pac actually digressed and went from a young agile leader to a very self indulged madmen later in age

    Both dealt with the disappointment of their mothers while young and healed their relationships when older.

    Bot experienced transitional life changes in jail. Malcolm for the better, Pac for the worst

    Both were truthful to a fault and so much so it led to their demise

    Most importantly both were staunch advocates of black pride and to some degree unity only to be taken out by guns held by the very same people they tried to lead and help.

    Their life paths were so very similar in that aspect 2 black men who were both taken to early and who both very confident in themselves, never truly found who they wanted to be, or perhaps they both did and paid the price dearly for it.

  • Scromes1212

    You reaching further than this post smh she did not defend Hitler, cut it out

  • Scromes1212

    Pac was not a madman later in age. I don't know how you could come to that conclusion

  • Jefferey Franklin

    My 4 4 make sure all your kids don't grow?......Yeah that is something a completely sane man says.

  • Scromes1212

    You sound ridiculous smh that was his music not him. It's really hard to compare him to Malcolm. He was 25 when he died and Malcolm was about to be 40 when he died. When Malcolm was 25 he was a junky. He had a chance to grow and evolve as a man Pac didn't. At 25 Pac was light years ahead of Malcom at 25.

  • DroneRivers

    Eh, I'll give her the benefit of the doubt on that one. It was a sloppy, poorly thought out response and she shouldn't have used Hitler as an example. But I don't think she was really defending him.

  • Jefferey Franklin

    That was him talking out of anger and he threatened to kill a child, you sound ridiculous trying to down play that. It takes nothing away from who he was, but people like you tend to act like Pac was infallible. He was reckless as hell, and because of that he directly cause his own death just like Malcolm X. Those are the comparisons.

  • Ryan

    Good point, Actually I agree with you there, cause otherwise that would be scary as hail!

  • jwoo250

    Thanks for posting that.

  • Scromes1212

    Most 23 year old millionaires that came from nothing are reckless smh you just don't understand a artist. Your art is your outlet and he was expressing his anger through his art.

  • Scromes1212

    And Malcolm didn't cause his own death smh that's ridiculous. He was assassinated.

  • Mielle Downey

    Jemele want all the smoke with the president. She ain't dumb she knew Exactly what she was eluding to. Just remember that the secret service is giving out free smoke to all. We black need to be realistic about who we troll.

  • Mielle Downey

    She want all of the smoke!!!

  • Mielle Downey

    Say it louder!!!the black liberals dont hear you. They like being treated like they are special needs cases.

  • Jefferey Franklin

    He did, the NOI saw it as punishment for speaking in public about Elija Muhammad affairs. In reality though it was to stop his growth. X had moved away from the teachings of NOI and was indulging more and more into a world leader that accepted the teachings of love for all as opposed to the more separatist teachings of NOI.

  • Elevated Soul

    Like most Liberals,they hate the truth.They reject the the truth like Satan rejects God.President Trump has not done a thing to manly looking woman. Black Democrats are lost and are an embarrassment to our race because many lack respect for other people and that include a President who has policies that help Blacks,unlike any Democrat politicians.

  • dontgetblocked

    She's just not going to stop until she's sitting behind bars. She lost her lucrative TV job and is now working as a low-paid newspaper reporter. Next, she's going to lose her freedom.

  • dontgetblocked

    That newspaper is not paying her a multi-million dollar salary. She's lucky if she's making six figures. She's living off her settlement and a dream.

  • Jethro
  • Lorenzo Chaps

    DEAD. There are so many "jokes" about this. People laugh until the secret service standing outside your door asking you to come with them. People were posting stuff like 'they don't assassinate presidents anymore?' Ok, y'all keep ke-keing at this stuff.

  • Bashi22

    lol she will never work again, see Sandra Belize that cape for Hilary thinking she would get a position in her camp after CNN. CNN fire her she's barely working that much on TV.

  • http://sandrarose.com SandraRose

    Who? LOL! ?

  • http://sandrarose.com SandraRose

    Who? LOL! ?

  • Blak

    Why are these celebrities so hostile towards a man who hasn't even acknowledged them? Is it because they crave his attention so badly that they are even willing to threaten his life to get it? No wonder why so many of these fools are being taken down. I really do think that they should be taken down and made examples off. They are nothing more then keyboard "activist" who stand for nothing but noise

  • Blak

    Every city controlled by democrats that have a high black population has the highest black crime rates along with high black unemployment and low high school graduation rate. Trump has done nothing horrible to blacks and has done more for blacks during his time than Obama who only empowered white women and gays. These people get off by being triggered and ignorant

  • Louisville Is4TheBirds

    POTUS has definitely acknowledged and directly communicated w/ Jemele Hill. All documented

  • Dainese

    Wouldnt have apologized for sh_t.
    I'm not apologizing for something that is based on an opinion of what I meant to say.

  • Hannah Blind

    Lol what the hell is the coon commentary we read into anything. Scared of a movie reference.

  • Frank Blunt

    ?And even tho we had different daddies, the same drama ?

  • Mikayla

    Kathy Griffin is the first person I thought of. Jemele is too wiling to lose it all for social justice.

  • Mikayla

    You mean Donna Brazile??? Smh

  • Logan Roberts

    Jemele please focus on your fiance before you end up in jail.

  • Jack Blakk

    Nice I remember him!

  • Simone

    Thank you!!! White and Black Democrats lie to us, while they get rich off of grievances. Obama never did anything for Black people. All he did was leave Black people poorer while they fight for illegal immigrants to take blue collar jobs usually held by Black men and take funds from Black inner city schools (for Spanish translators, etc). Trump as President has lost money in hotel revenues and licensing rights, yet under President Trump, more Black people are working than any time in our history. He's trying to keep illegal immigrants out to protect us all but Black Democrats wish him death. Unbelievable.

  • Bashi22

    Yes Donna Brazile thank you

  • Bashi22

    LOL Donna Brazile lol I gave her a new name now because she foolish.

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  • Braxton P. Hartnabrig

    She need to take some of that buy out money and buy with cash a nice home in one of the suburbs out side Atlanta. She can get a beautiful home in Peachtree City, GA FOR JUST 250k

  • Yen Pettaway

    Is that an ”Adam’s Apple”?!??

  • Makavelis’ back

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  • STEPH

    Shut your dick in the booty ass up.

  • STEPH

    Ole loose booty Atl fagg0t Lol!

  • rosey212516

    So what some thugs said before they killed Malcolm is used as a joke,repeatedly by this dumb witch gtfohwtbs