Some constituents are unhappy with what they perceive to be policies that are racist Pittsburgh’s Rivers Casino
The streams Casino in Pittsburgh is not the type or sort of casino that usually makes headlines. But one local politician is worried that the casino has recently put policies into place that show an ugly pattern one that might, in fact, be discriminatory towards black patrons.
Earlier this month, an Allegheny County councilwoman named Amanda Green Hawkins wrote a letter to the casino’s general supervisor. In the page, she asked a pointed question about why several events that seemed become aimed at the local African-American community was 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.
Perhaps Racist Policies Questioned
‘There have 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 say are just racism.’
There were several examples in current 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 big event was overcrowding the certain area it had been held in, and so shut the event down early. However, there have Continue reading