Ta-Nehisi Coates

Pitts: What did Jemele Hill get wrong?

Pitts: What did Jemele Hill get wrong?

Let's consider the evidence.

He was sued for systematically refusing to rent to African Americans and settled out of court.

He demanded the death penalty for five black and Hispanic kids charged in the notorious Central Park jogger rape case — and refuses to recant to this day, though the young men were long ago exonerated and set free.

He had a disdain for African Americans so pronounced that, according to an employee at one of his casinos, supervisors would remove black workers from the floor and ensconce them in a back room whenever he came through.

He was once quoted as saying of a black accountant: "Black guys counting my money! I hate it. The only kind...

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