Crisis Among College Coaches Cited To House Panel

March 2007
Jet;3/19/2007, Vol. 111 Issue 11, p49
The article focuses on a lack of African American coaches in college football in the United States. Reverend Jesse Jackson, NCAA president Myles Brand and congressmen addressed the issue during a hearing in Washington, D.C. A suggestion was made to make Title VII do for African Americans what Title IX did for women's sports. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 makes it illegal for employers to discriminate on the basis of race. The hiring of Black coaches in the NFL is mentioned.


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