Surina Dixon wins lawsuit vs. TSU
HOUSTON -- Former Texas Southern women's basketball coach Surina Dixon has won a federal lawsuit against the school in which she alleged gender discrimination and retaliation for her 2008 firing.
A jury awarded Dixon $730,000 on Friday.
Dixon was hired by TSU in March 2008 and fired three months later without coaching a game. Her lawsuit alleged she was retaliated against after she complained about gender discrimination and advocated for gender equity.
Dixon is now a high school ...
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