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Apology to Duke lacrosse players not enough

The charges have been dropped, but how will the exonerated Duke lacrosse players get their lives back? Story

Updated: April 12, 2007, 6:26 PM ET
By Jemele Hill | Page 2

I never wrote it, but I felt it -- which is just as bad. I said it in private discussions with friends, some of whom tried to get me to see the whole picture, not just the picture I wanted to see.

My being a black woman, my knowing too many athletes who treat women like items to be purchased in a vending machine, and my witnessing enough athlete rape trials where accusers are overwhelmed by their fame and fortune -- it all tainted my perception and made me doubt your innocence.

I feel ...

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