University of North Carolina Coach Who Allegedly Made Racist Comments, Resigns

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Sylvia Hatchell, head coach of the women’s basketball team at the University of North Carolina for the past 33 years, resigned her position after a report was made public that said the coach “made comments that were racially insensitive, and when confronted by players and staff did not respond in a timely or appropriate manner.” After receiving complaints from student athletes, the university hired law firm Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein to conduct an independent review. In a statement the university said that the review “concluded that Hatchell is not viewed as a racist, b...

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