For Harvard coach Tommy Amaker, class is always in session
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) When George Floyd died under the knee of a Minneapolis policeman, Harvard basketball coach Tommy Amaker knew it was time to get to work.
Or, more precisely, back to work.
He lined up guest speakers, many of them Black leaders and veterans of the civil rights movement. A program to place minority interns in college athletic departments was launched. Harvard coaches made sure every player on the team had registered to vote.MORE