Some constituents are unhappy using what they perceive to be policies that are racist Pittsburgh’s Rivers Casino
The streams Casino in Pittsburgh is not the type of casino that always makes headlines. But one politician that is local concerned that the casino has recently placed 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 letter, she asked a question that is pointed why several events that seemed to be targeted at the local African-American community had been terminated, 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.
Possibly Racist Policies Questioned
‘There have actually been allegations of race 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 only racism.’
There were several examples in present months that prompted the letter. Within the page, Hawkins highlighted an event held last month by a black motorcycle club called the Pittsburgh Ruff Ryders. The casino found that the big event was overcrowding the certain area it was being held in, and so shut the event dow (more…)