Planned Atlanta Braves Stadium Move Highlights Race, Class

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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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7 thoughts on “Planned Atlanta Braves Stadium Move Highlights Race, Class

  1. You set up shop convenient to your clients. In urban Atlanta, that equates to: Trina’s Hair/Nail/ and Weave Emporium, Eastside Liquor and Lotto, and numerous unregulated drug dealers.

    Holla’ at the Scholar

  2. Correction: Makes sense to me. If they’re loosing profits and it’s a better area/location no problem. It’s just part of a business plan: LOCATION LOCATION LOCATION!

  3. Makes sense to me. If their loosing profits and it’s a better area/location no problem. It’s just part of a business plan: LOCATION LOCATION LOCATION!

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