Can one awful comment change golf for better?

Kelly Tilghman shouldn't lose her job because of her "lynch" remark.

Updated: January 21, 2008, 3:54 PM ET
By Jemele Hill | Page 2

Kelly Tilghman should not be fired.

She should be suspended. She should be criticized. And, no, we should not buy the excuse that a 38-year-old woman from the South (grew up in South Carolina, went to Duke) had no idea the word "lynch" is offensive when referring to a black man. You can learn that just by watching "A Time to Kill."

But fired? No. This issue is bigger than Tilghman.

Firing Tilghman, the Golf Channel anchor who was suspended two weeks for "joking" on the ...

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