by Roxanne Jones
Co-author of “Say It Loud: An Illustrated History of the Black Athlete,” (Random House) and CEO of Push Media Strategies.
I’m not mad at Tiger Woods, or Nike.
Those people who are up-in-arms that Woods has climbed back to his standing as the world’s No. 1 golfer and that he is no longer asking for our forgiveness are hypocrites.
“Winning Takes Care of Everything,” proclaims his most recent Nike ad, as a focused Tiger crouches in the background. When I first saw the ad, I thought: Wow, bold move by Nike. It’s an in-your-face, unapologetic statement.
Well, now Tiger is being real. He’s being honest with the public. We should be happy. He’s finally speaking his mind so there can be no question of what type of man he is today. And I say, good for him.
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