CBS News: Lawsuit claims NCAA’s academic policies discriminate against HBCUs and Black student-athletes

On April 15, 2022, CBS News’ Skyler Henry spoke with co-counsel at May Lightfoot Law and the former HBCU athlete leading the class action case

The NCAA’s academic rules for student-athletes are the subject of a proposed class action civil rights lawsuit claiming the policies for deciding which teams get penalized for poor academics discriminate against Black student-athletes and those at Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

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