In December, Richard Lapchick issued a call to action to address the appalling lack of opportunity for minority coaches in college sports. The state of Oregon apparently heard that call.
The number of African-American head coaches in college football is shrinking, while the gap in graduation rates is widening. It's time for drastic action, writes Richard Lapchick.
He was a mentor, role model, father and counselor to his student-athletes, on and off the field. Today, grown men across this country are calling each other remembering this man who helped change lives, writes Richard Lapchick.