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Confronting persistent racism in North Dakota high school sports

Minot Public Schools issued a public apology over conduct of fans at a basketball tournament this month.

The action comes after reports of "potentially discriminatory conduct" targeting Native players. It's one in a series of complaints about racially insensitive actions. The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights is investigating.

Native American advocates successfully pushed the state School Activities Association to adopt a zero tolerance policy for racially insensitive behavior by fans.


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