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Another sad chapter of athletes & guns

Updated: August 5, 2009, 5:10 PM ET
By Jemele Hill | Page 2

Truth has a way of bringing us to conclusions we'd rather escape.

I say that because the tragic death of boxing champion Vernon Forrest has opened up some uncomfortable questions that most of us would rather ignore.

Forrest was gunned down during a robbery in Atlanta on Saturday night. According to reports, he was robbed at a gas station, where he had stopped to put air in his tires and allow his 11-year-old godson to use the bathroom. A man approached Forrest and demanded ...

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