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DeSean Jackson Says He Has ‘No Hate’ Toward Jewish Community After Posting Anti-Semitic Messages

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Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson said he does not hate the Jewish community and issued an apology after he posted anti-Semitic messages on social media that he attributed to Adolf Hitler and Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan.

The Eagles released a statement on Tuesday calling his posts “offensive” and “absolutely appalling” and said the team will “take appropriate action.”

“Regardless of his intentions, the messages he shared were offensive, harmful and absolutely appalling. They have no place in our society, and are not condoned or supported in any way by the organization,” the team said. “We are disappointed and we reiterated to DeSean the importance of not only apologizing, but also using his platform to take action to promote unity, equality, and respect. We are continuing to evaluate the circumstances and will take appropriate action.”

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