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University Women’s Basketball Coach Face Allegations of Racism

Maria Perez
Apr 9, 2019 - 7:09

The coach of the University of North Carolina’s (UNC) women’s basketball team is under investigation for reportedly making racist remarks. The comments allegedly followed the team’s win against Howard University, a historically Black university. Sylvia Hatchell and her staff were placed on administrative leave as the university’s athletic department investigates “issues raised by student-athletes and others,” The Washington Post

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2 Replies to “University Women’s Basketball Coach Face Allegations of Racism”

  1. ” a very high percentage of the people who have played for her and who love her are African American women.”
    That means nothing. She can still be a racist.

  2. I have an older white female professor that I adore. But she has, on several occasions, made racially inappropriate comments towards myself, my cohort and other academic faculty. The difference is I do not fear backlash, so I have spoken to her in private about her comments and WHY they are racist. Do I believe she means ill harm to me? Absolutely not. But I also have to hold her accountable for her comments.

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