Some constituents are unhappy in what they perceive to be policies that are racist Pittsburgh’s Rivers Casino
The streams 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 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 pointed question about why several events that seemed to be aimed at the local African-American community had been terminated, afflicted by higher pricing, or faced other unequal conditions.
According to Councilwoman Hawkins, the letter follows a pattern of reports she received from her constituents.
Possibly Racist Policies Questioned
‘There have actually been allegations of battle discrimination,’ Hawkins said. ‘Constituents have called me or written me emails about things they will have seen going on [at Rivers Casino] that they state are just racism.’
There were several examples in present months that prompted the letter. Into the letter, Hawkins highlighted an event held last month by a black motorcycle club called the Pittsburgh Ruff Ryders. The casino found that the event was overcrowding the certain area it was being held in, and so shut the event down early. However, t Læs videre “Pittsburgh Streams Casino Accused of Racist Policies”