My Asian American daughter was the victim of racial slurs from her basketball teammates (not unlike those suffered by Jeremy Lin, who unselfishly had a 30 minute video chat with my daughter after his mom told him she had read my daughter’s story and asked him to talk with her).
She is thriving in every way (academically, socially and athletically) at her new school (which finished No. 5 in the final AP girls high school poll) and despite being removed from the varsity team and placed on the JV team where she was a little used reserved, harassed by coaches and teammates alike. The pretext for the move by the coach was my daughter’s “failure to give effort” though it coincided exactly with my last complaint of racial harassment and my daughter was the only player on the team who played both AAU and travel basketball year round. [It should be…
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