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August 24, 2006

Atlantic Yards Public Hearing: Race Card Played

Curbed.com touched off an online race riot in their comments section today, by pointing out that the main distinction, made by three of the four paid-circulation dailies, between the supporters and critics of Bruce Ratner's Atlantic Yards, happens to be the color of their skin.

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NoLandGrab: We were at the hearing yesterday and found that the same people could be just as simplistically distinguished as those belonging to groups who are receiving money from Bruce Ratner and those who aren't. This point was not brought up in any press reports.

Posted by lumi at August 24, 2006 6:41 PM