Race Matters Sports

Segregated Seating At San Francisco Giants African American Heritage Night

In an attempt to lure African American fans to their games, the San Francisco Giants dropped the ball, offering a strange special seating area in a designated “African American Heritage section of the park.”

The team’s website boasts themed game nights (including nights for Italians, Latinos, Singles and Indians) where they offer discounted tickets and free goodies and gifts to fans. BUT, the selective seating area reminds Blindie of Jim Crow!

Why does the Jewish Heritage night have seating in the regular “heritage” section? Hmmm…seems like bad copy-editing on someone’s behalf–or someone wants to keep negroes at the back of the bus!

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