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ESPN’s Jemele Hill Suspended Two Weeks After Calling For Boycott of Dallas Cowboys Advertisers

ESPN has suspended Jemele Hill for two weeks for what it says is a second violation of the network’s social media guidelines.

Hill made national headlines last month following a Tweet in which she called President Donald Trump a white supremacist. When the network took no action, conservatives on Fox News and elsewhere were critical. The White House denounced Hill’s comment as a fireable offense.

On Monday, Hill called for a boycott of Dallas Cowboys advertisers after owner Jerry Jones made comments that any player who disrespects the flag will not play for his team.

ESPN deemed this to be a violation of their social media policy, and has suspended the SportsCenter anchor for two weeks.

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