Some constituents are unhappy in what they perceive to be racist policies at Pittsburgh’s Rivers Casino
The streams Casino in Pittsburgh is not the form of casino that usually makes headlines. But one local politician is concerned that the casino has recently put policies into place that show an ugly pattern one that might, in reality, be discriminatory towards black colored 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 question that is pointed why several events that seemed become aimed at the local African-American community was indeed cancelled, subjected to higher pricing, or faced other unequal conditions.
According to Councilwoman Hawkins, the page follows a pattern of reports she received from her constituents.
Perhaps policies that are racist
‘There have been allegations of battle discrimination,’ Hawkins said. ‘Constituents have called me or written me e-mails about things they have seen going on [at Rivers Casino] that they say are simply racism.’
There were several examples in present months that prompted the letter. In the page, Hawkins highlighted an event held month that is last a black motorcycle club called the Pittsburgh Ruff Ryders. The casino unearthed that the function was overcrowding the area it had been held in, and so shut the event down early. However, there were questions about Read More