“EVERYTHING THAT I’M DOING IS BECAUSE I’M PASSIONATE ABOUT IT, I BELIEVE IN IT AND IT’S SOMETHING THAT I FEEL LIKE REPRESENTS WHO I REALLY AM,” JEMELE HILL TOLD TAMRON HALL AT THE 2019 ESSENCE FESTIVAL.
Journalist Jemele Hill owns the mantel of being a rebel and a rulebreaker. That descriptor, however, does not mean she’s impulsive.
Or so she explained to journalist Tamron Hall during the “Aftermath of Activism” talk on the Power Stage at the 2019 Essence Festival.
“People tend to think that people who are rebellious are impulsive and I always think things through,” Hill told Hall during their chat. “I know that people see me as somebody who goes off the cuff… and I do that to some degree but I’m measured, I’m balanced and it’s important for me to be thoughtful as well. So I try to say what I mean and mean what I say, as they say.”
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