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ESPN Host Jemele Hill Calls President Trump A 'White Supremacist'03:45Download

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Jemele Hill attends ESPN: The Party 2017 held on Friday, Feb. 3, 2017, in Houston. (John Salangsang/Invision/AP)MoreCloseclosemore
Jemele Hill attends ESPN: The Party 2017 held on Friday, Feb. 3, 2017, in Houston. (John Salangsang/Invision/AP)

ESPN's Jemele Hill released a statement Thursday about a tweet she wrote that called President Trump a white supremacist. Hill said the statement represents her personal belief, adding that she regrets putting ESPN in "an unfair light."

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with sports analyst Mike Pesca (@pescami), host of the daily podcast The Gist, about the controversy.

This segment aired on September 14, 2017.

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