NCAA’s Anti-Felon Policy Biased Against Blacks, Suit Says
A civil rights group and a high school basketball coach say the rule — which permanently bans felons from coaching in NCAA-certified tournaments — violates the Civil Rights Act of 1964 because ex-cons are disproportionately black.
The suit claims the association switched to the new policy in 2011 — from one that forgave nonviolent felonies after seven years — to intentionally...
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