ESPN Double Standard? Why Wasn’t Bonnie Bernstein Suspended? Will Leitch Gets Ethered the “Respectable” Way

Posted in Arab American Association of Journalists, Blogroll, Bonnie Bernstein, Don Imus, ESPN, Jemele Hill, race and ethics, Racism, Will Leitch on June 28th, 2008 by Michael Tillery

Apology seems suspect. Listen to the audio and hear for yourself below

ESPN’s Bonnie Bernstein recently made some comments on Mike and Mike’s radio show that all should find offensive. The question to me is, why hasn’t she been suspended like Jemele Hill?

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This Is Why I’m Down With Bill Cosby

Posted in Awful Announcing, Blogroll, Don Imus, NYOIL on June 23rd, 2008 by Michael Tillery

I posted Nas yesterday…here’s NYOIL’s contribution. Go cop his piece

Side note: Imus is at it again. Dumb ass. (Awful Announcing)

Remember this all out conversation we all had? It was serious and I loved every minute of it.

I need to say something. When it comes to racial commentary I’m no longer pulling any punches. I could give a damn if people are offended because that shit is entrenched in fear. When you go through something it gives you a different sense of humanity and my time is now. Straight up…if you don’t like the writing you’ll see the next couple of weeks then Be Peace.

Those of you who are and will continue to support…thanks. Of course they’ll still be sports features posted on the site…this is just my opinion when it comes to race and only race.

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Friday Fire: Was Jemele Hill’s Hitler Remark Racist?

Posted in Adolph Hitler, Don Imus, Friday Fire, Jemele Hill, Kelly Tilghman on June 20th, 2008 by Michael Tillery

Should not be fired

I have a daughter who is interested in journalism so that’s where my support for Jemele is locked. I truly feel she could ascend to the heights of Gwen Ifill (R.I.P Tim Russert) and I hope she gets there. This is about building a connection to the responsible yet foreseeable future. I want Jemele to get there. I will never give up on her…Whitlock either. That’s just how it is and how it will ever be…

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