Opinion: A harsh reality lies beneath the glory of March Madness

Editor’s Note: Theresa Runstedtler is a historian of race and sports. She is the author of the recent book “Black Ball: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Spencer Haywood and the Generation that Saved the Soul of the NBA.” The views expressed here are her own. Read more opinion on CNN. CNN  —  It’s March Madness, an American institution. … Read more