Stephen A. Smith Says You Shouldn’t Call People Like Candace Owens a Sellout if You Don’t Agree With Them

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Stephen A. Smith has hit back at ESPN’s Mark Jones after he was insulted with a racial slur. Stephen’s hit back is on the heels of Jones hitting the like button on a tweet that called out Smith for being a ‘coon’ “for defending Jerry Jones over a photo showing him in the crowd of White students trying to block Black students from entering an Arkansas school in 1957.”Stephen A. might not be a full-out sellout, but his defense of Jones was troubling.TPS got more;Jerry Jones was only a teenager at the time. Smith said Friday that the Cowboys team owner did not “deserve” to be dragged through the mud over the photo.The term ‘coon’ often refers to Black people who are supposedly overly supportive of someone who is white. Mark Jones unliked the tweet but not before it was screenshotted across social media.Stephen A. Smith avoided the topic on First Take, but he wasn’t going to stay quiet for long.Smith addressed the backlash in the latest episode of his podcast, ‘Know Mercy,’ according to Awful Announcing.