Although it is long past segregation, the hometown of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. is far from integrated, and the city’s politics, business and even sports teams reflect that gap. The Braves said they made their decision was not driven by race or class.
(AP Photo: A message reading “people over profit” is written on an electrical panel at an intersection in the Mechanicsville neighborhood surrounding the Atlanta Braves stadium.)
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