Penn State basketball coach Pat Chambers referenced a 'noose' around a Black player's neck

PHILADELPHIA — Former Penn State basketball player Rasir Bolton revealed publicly Monday that head coach Patrick Chambers referenced a “noose” around Bolton’s neck during a conversation in January 2019.“A noose, symbolic of lynching, defined as one of the most powerful symbols directed at African Americans invoking the history of lynching, slavery and racial terrorism,” Bolton wrote on Twitter. “Due to other interactions with Coach, I knew this was no slip of the tongue.”At the time, neither Chambers nor the university seriously addressed Bolton’s concerns even after he reported the comments.B...


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