Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and the White House press machine are the latest to speak out after ESPN anchor Jemele Hill called Donald Trump a “white supremacist”.
Hill made her statement in a series of replies to her followers on Twitter. “Donald Trump is a white supremacist who has largely surrounded himself [with] other white supremacists,” she wrote.
“The height of white privilege is being able to ignore his white supremacy, because it’s of no threat to you. Well, it’s a threat to me,” she added. “… He is unqualified and unfit to be president. He is not a leader. And if he were not white, he never would have been elected.”
On Wednesday, the White House condemned Hill’s comments. “That is one of the more outrageous comments that anyone could make and certainly is something that…