Kansas City Royals Dispute Racial Discrimination Lawsuit: Without Merit

Here's the response from the home team after a bitter disagreement with one of their top rated community outreach efforts . . .

    The allegations put forward are wholly without merit.  The Kansas City Royals organization will vigorously defend itself in this lawsuit.  We are confident that once the facts are presented, they will make clear why we should prevail.

    Since opening its doors in 2018, the Urban Youth Academy (UYA) has dedicated itself to bettering the lives of youth throughout the Kansas City region, regardless of race, color, disability, gender, religion, age, or sexual orientation.

    We remain unequivocally committed to UYA’s goals and will not be deterred by this effort to undermine important and impactful work for the youth of our community.
    Kansas City Royals

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Royals: Racial discrimination allegations 'without merit'

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A former employee of the Kansas City Royals Urban Youth Academy is suing the team for racial discrimination and a hostile environment, but the team says the allegations are "without merit." According to court documents, Cleitus Ross says he was subject to a hostile environment, and subsequently fired from his position, because of his race.