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Basketball Coach Receives $2.5 Million in Racial Discrimination Lawsuit Against Colorado High School

A Colorado Springs man won a $2.5 million judgement against the state’s high school sports organization on Wednesday. A jury determined William “Trey” Harris was the victim of racial discrimination when he was fired from his assistant coach position at Sand Creek High School in 2017.

Judge R. Brooke Jackson, following the jury’s direction, ordered the Colorado High School Activities Association to pay $200,000 for economic damages caused by the discrimination, $1.3 million for non-economic damages caused by the discrimination, and $1 million for punitive damages.

Read the source article at CBS Denver

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