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Jemele Hill Recalls Being Paid $200K Less Than ESPN Co-Host While 'Doing The Same Job'

As a journalist with over 20 years in the game, it would be remiss of Jemele Hill to hold out on shedding light on her career path. In a recent interview with Troy Millings and Rashad Bilal for REVOLT TV’s “ Assets Over Liabilities,” The Atlantic writer spoke out on the reasoning behind her making less money than her former “His & Hers” co-host on ESPN, Michael Smith.

Jun 1, 2022

Diddy Calls Out GM, Corporate America For Exploiting Black-Owned Media Companies

Music mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs penned an open letter calling out corporate America, specifically General Motors (GM), for exploiting Black-owned media companies via his cable network’s entertainment and news site, REVOLT. In a letter titled, “If You Love Us, Pay Us,” Diddy exposes how corporations like General Motors falsely claim to support Black media companies like his own in an act that both robs them of advertising revenue and contributes to a history of systemic racism. “The same feet these companies use to stand with us in solidarity are the same feet they use to stand on our necks,” he writes, reports Blavity. The letter also calls additional attention to efforts from Byron Allen of Allen Media Group in which he and several other Black media companies took out a full page advertisement in the Detroit Free Press that directly blasted GM CEO Mary Barra for racism against said companies. While GM has claimed to be in support of companies like REVOLT, Diddy challenged that...

Apr 8, 2021

Diddy Launches 'REVOLT Black News' as the New Hub of Information for the Black Community

Last week media mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs announced the launch of “REVOLT Black News,” a show that delivers the news from the Black perspective. The show is the latest addition to Diddy’s REVOLT TV, a music-centered digital cable network founded in 2013. Amid the pandemic REVOLT aired “ The State of Black America & Coronavirus, ” a town hall meeting focused on increasing the dialogue around how COVID-19 health disparities are affected the Black community. With positive feedback from viewers, Diddy decided it was time to develop a permanent news outlet. “When I started REVOLT I always wanted to develop a platform to report the news from our perspective, from our lens, from our people, so I decided to launch ‘Black News,'” said Diddy in a video press release. As state-issued stay-at-home orders remain in place, many feel the restrictions taking a toll. Diddy aims to provide much need resources on what the Black community can do during this time. “We’re here with solutions. We’ve...

Apr 20, 2020