Kansas City Royals Confront Discrimination Complaint Over Urban Youth Academy Plans

Community outreach is tricky and it seems in this instance the home team faces a complaint despite their recent effort to help improve the urban core.

Here's part of the story . . .

In his lawsuit, [PLAINTIFF] said he was fired last year because the Royals knew he would oppose a plan to attract elite players of all backgrounds, not just inner-city kids.

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Kansas man sues Royals alleging race discrimination, hostile work environment

A Kansas man is suing the Kansas City Royals organization, saying it fired him because he is Black . . . Also said he faced a hostile work environment at the Kansas City Urban Youth Academy.In 2016, the Royals broke ground on the facility near 18th and Vine streets.