Jemele Hill

Jemele Hill is a staff writer for The Atlantic, where she covers sports, race, politics, and culture. [The Wriit-created profile was established to offer the proper attribution & credit for the featured Writer. The profile was created by Wriit and does not reflect the Writer’s association with the publication, and may be updated (claimed) by the Writer upon request.]

8 stories by Jemele Hill

The War on Black Athletes | The Atlantic

Trump isn’t the first president to show such overt interest in sports, but he’s the only president in recent...

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Kamala Harris’s Blackness Isn’t Up for Debate | The Atlantic

Her identity and motives are being unfairly challenged on all sides. I would never have put Snoop and Tupac...

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Kaepernick Won. The NFL Lost. | The Atlantic

It doesn’t matter how much he made from the settlement announced on Friday; he bested the league. Technically, Colin...

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In Praise of Selfish NFL Players | The Atlantic

Stars like Antonio Brown are supposed to sacrifice for their team’s sake, but teams don’t repay the favor. The...

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It Hurts to See Nipsey Hussle’s Life Not Mattering | The Atlantic

After a celebrated rapper is murdered, some admirers turn to wild theories, because the reality is too hard to...

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Why Don’t White Athletes Understand What’s Wrong With Trump? | The Atlantic

The Red Sox players who visit the White House owe their black and brown teammates an explanation. So far,...

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The Turbulent Journey of Metta World Peace | The Atlantic

A new documentary about the athlete formerly known as Ron Artest moves beyond his—and the NBA’s—most notorious moment: 2004’s...

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