Some constituents are unhappy in what they perceive become racist policies at Pittsburgh’s Rivers Casino
The Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh is not the type or form of casino that always makes headlines. But one local politician is concerned that the casino has recently placed policies into place that show an ugly pattern one that might, in reality, be discriminatory towards black patrons.
Earlier this an Allegheny County councilwoman named Amanda Green Hawkins wrote a letter to the casino’s general manager month. In the page, she asked a pointed question about why several events that seemed to be aimed at the local African-American community had been cancelled, put through higher pricing, or faced other unequal conditions.
According to Councilwoman Hawkins, a pattern is followed by the letter of reports she received from her constituents.
Perhaps Racist Policies Questioned
’There have actually been allegations of race discrimination,’ Hawkins said. ’Constituents have called me or written me e-mails about things they’ve seen going on [at Rivers Casino] that they state are simply racism.’
There were examples that are several present months that prompted the letter. In the letter, Hawkins highlighted an event held month that is last a black motorcycle club called the Pittsburgh Ruff Ryders. The casino unearthed that the big event was overcrowding the certain area it had been held in, and so shut the event down early. However Continue reading ”Pittsburgh Streams Casino Accused of Racist Policies”