UNC women’s basketball coach resigns after review finds she made ‘racially insensitive’ remarks – CNN


The Political Agitator’s response: I am not surprised! Things happen and the victims are afraid to speak out.

(CNN)University of North Carolina’s longtime head women’s basketball coach, Sylvia Hatchell, has resigned after a university-commissioned review found she made “racially insensitive” comments, the school’s athletics director and other officials announced.

Hatchell also wielded “undue influence” regarding player’s medical issues and pressured them to play, frustrating — but not swaying — the team’s medical staff, according to a statement Thursday from the university that cited the review by Charlotte-based law firm Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein.

Hatchell this season allegedly suggested her players would be “hanged from trees with nooses” if they didn’t improve their play, The Washington Post has reported, citing interviews with seven people with knowledge of the investigation. (Read more)

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