She told the coach that her job is “creating an atmosphere where student athletes and staff of all ethnicities feel comfortable.”
Before she could finish, Sanders replied, “Creating an atmosphere where Black folks feel good — just say that,” to which the woman agreed.
Sanders said he could help in that department because he is Black, but he also said the atmosphere he wants to build with the Buffaloes should stretch far beyond that demographic.
“We should create an atmosphere where everybody feels good. Not just Black folks, Asian folks, Hispanic folks, every folk feels good. Let’s have something for everybody,” he said.