The Mailbag: Cam Newton and 'Rocky'

Not to mention questions (and answers) about race, Tim Tebow and 'Days of Our Lives'

Originally Published: September 15, 2011
By Jemele Hill | ESPN.com

"Why are you such a racist?"

I'm asked that every time I write a column about race. It baffles me. I've never used a racial slur in a column. I've never advocated discriminating against anyone based on race, gender or religion. I like white people. I like brown people. I like black people.

If they existed, I'm sure I'd like green people.

But according to many of those who responded to my recent column on Cam Newton -- in which I point out that Panthers owner ...

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