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Red Sox officially ban fan caught using racial slur at Fenway Park
Yahoo.com ^ | 5/4/17 | Mark Townsend

Posted on 05/04/2017 6:04:25 AM PDT by Wyrd bi ful ard

The Boston Red Sox have had enough of the racial slurs being thrown around Fenway Park and are beginning to take action.

According to a team press release on Wednesday, a fan has been permanently banned from Fenway Park after being caught directing a racial slur toward another person during Tuesday night’s game.

The Boston Globe reported the incident happened immediately following the national anthem, which has been performed by a Kenyan woman. The report states a Red Sox fan wearing a team hat and T-shirt uttered a racial slur to describe the woman’s rendition of the anthem.

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“During Tuesday night’s Red Sox-Orioles game, it was reported to Red Sox security that a racial slur was used in a comment from one fan to another fan. The offending individual was promptly ejected from the ballpark and has since been notified they are no longer welcome at Fenway Park. “The Red Sox organization will not tolerate the use of racial slurs at Fenway Park, and we have apologized to those affected. There is no place for racial epithets at Fenway Parker, in baseball, or in our society. The Red Sox have turned the matter over to the Boston Police Department, who will further investigate with their civil rights unit and determine whether it merits further action.”

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. Can they eject him for life for making a comment ABOUT (not AT as the article initially implies) a person? Sure, even though as a location of public access I suppose they must bake a cake if a particular type of person demands it. Beyond that, the organization should be on the hook, fined, to the fullest extent possible, for wasting police time.

As an aside, having lived in MA for most of my life, I can attest that Bostonians are as a group the rudest, most obnoxious, and yes, racist people I've ever known. I've lived in the south and the west, and never did I encounter anything remotely approaching the all-around bad attitude you find in the liberal mecca of Beantown.

1 posted on 05/04/2017 6:04:25 AM PDT by Wyrd bi ful ard
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To: Wyrd bið ful aræd

As I have often noted, here and elsewhere, you will find more mixed race couples in The Old South than in the North..................


2 posted on 05/04/2017 6:07:36 AM PDT by Red Badger (Profanity is the sound of an ignorant mind trying to express itself.............)
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To: Wyrd bið ful aræd

The entire recent racial slut incident directed at an opposite team member was completely fabricated by a high school student.


3 posted on 05/04/2017 6:08:11 AM PDT by Snowybear
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To: Wyrd bið ful aræd
Can they eject him for life ...
It's their ballpark ... they can do whatever they want.
4 posted on 05/04/2017 6:08:20 AM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: Wyrd bið ful aræd

yep.

there is a reason nearly all the civil rights activists came DOWN from the North to the South to protest.

They just assumed it must be even WORSE down in the South!

They were wrong. It was and is worse in the North. In the South we just left the blacks alone if they left us alone. Live and let live. In the North, the blacks were and are mistreated on a daily basis.


5 posted on 05/04/2017 6:08:24 AM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Make America Great Again !)
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To: Wyrd bið ful aræd

Lots of black folks who played the “knockout” game running around free as you please though. And I don’t remember ever reading one story about white vs black in the “game”.


6 posted on 05/04/2017 6:08:42 AM PDT by albie
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To: TexasFreeper2009

The way George Wallace put it in a candidates’ forum for teh Massachusetts Democrat Presidential primary, “You don’t care how big the black man gets as long as he doesn’t get too close. We don’t care how close he gets as long as he doesn’t get too big.”


7 posted on 05/04/2017 6:10:58 AM PDT by Dr. Sivana (There is no salvation in politics.)
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To: oh8eleven

I completely agree. But to turn the matter over to the police is just absurd. Anti-social behavior isn’t a crime.


8 posted on 05/04/2017 6:11:37 AM PDT by Wyrd bi ful ard (Flag burners can go screw -- I'm mighty PROUD of that ragged old flag)
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To: Wyrd bið ful aræd

Pro sports leagues try to keep it quiet, put pro players of all sorts have long identified Boston as the most noticeably racist city they play in.


9 posted on 05/04/2017 6:13:25 AM PDT by jjotto ("Ya could look it up!")
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To: Wyrd bið ful aræd

One of the Catholic Universities near me always celebrates NCAA “Midnight Madness” by inviting a foul mouth rapper to entertain the students.


10 posted on 05/04/2017 6:13:41 AM PDT by Kid Shelleen (Beat your plowshares into swords. Let the weak say I am strong)
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To: TexasFreeper2009

That is why they call it the “Deep North”.


11 posted on 05/04/2017 6:15:10 AM PDT by Kid Shelleen (Beat your plowshares into swords. Let the weak say I am strong)
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Sticky legal area. It is a place of public access. They, apparently can not reserve the right to deny service or entry into their ballpark or deny service to others. Please see Masterpiece Cakeshop.
12 posted on 05/04/2017 6:15:12 AM PDT by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: Wyrd bið ful aræd

Looks like the mayor even commented about the incident on Twitter. This is ridiculous.


13 posted on 05/04/2017 6:15:20 AM PDT by MNDude (God is not a Republican, but Satan is certainly a Democratt)
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To: TexasFreeper2009
In the North, the blacks were and are mistreated on a daily basis.
Yeah, it's just a shame those damned Yankees passed those Jim Crow laws.
14 posted on 05/04/2017 6:20:04 AM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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They, apparently can not reserve the right to deny service ...
Apparently they can, because they did it ... and I'll bet they win the court case that follows, too.
15 posted on 05/04/2017 6:23:41 AM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: oh8eleven

Lots of illegal rulings from our courts. Once again, See Masterpiece Cakeshop.


16 posted on 05/04/2017 6:31:10 AM PDT by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: oh8eleven

There won’t be a court case. Denial of service based on known behavior is legal any time.


17 posted on 05/04/2017 6:31:21 AM PDT by jjotto ("Ya could look it up!")
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To: Wyrd bið ful aræd
Those of us who grew up in New England, myself in Connecticut, knew there was always a silent racism in the region. It's always held up in the media as the most tolerant area of the country. I remember those busing protests in Boston in the seventies and they got pretty nasty. My uncle lived there at the time and said plenty of whites in the area routinely dropped the N word in conversation. Don't​ kid yourselves about the "tolerance" of Bostonians and easterners in general. It never gets in the press because of the dominance of New York and the DC media, but racism especially towards blacks, is a fact of life in that part of the country. Remember too most of these white racists are DEMOCRATS.
18 posted on 05/04/2017 6:34:42 AM PDT by dowcaet
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To: Kid Shelleen
That is why they call it the “Deep North”.

Lived in Philly and Boston; followed by Haiti and Central Florida. Past 12 years in a small town in the Deep South.

Most racist place we've ever lived...BOSTON...hands down.

19 posted on 05/04/2017 6:35:10 AM PDT by Prov1322 (Enjoy my wife's incredible artwork at www.watercolorARTwork.com! (This space no longer for rent))
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To: TexasFreeper2009

Worked in Durham on a project with a black gentleman who was a Vietnam vet. He grew up a country boy not far from Durham. After Vietnam, he went to Detroit in pursuit of an engineering job and spent 3 years there. He told me that he had never experienced the amount of blatant racism when he was growing up as he did in those 3 short years “up north”.

I personally know and worked with a couple of people from Boston and had the opportunity to socialize with them and their families. Very nice and friendly to all. The problem is when they feel like they are close enough to be open and honest with you (you know, like just between me, you and the lamppost?)... the absolute worst crude, intolerant and yes, racist things come spilling out of their pie holes.


20 posted on 05/04/2017 6:35:44 AM PDT by Hatteras
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