Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Basketball League Only For White U.S. Citizens

Racism and xenophobia alive and well in the United States. Billy Byler writes for the Augusta Chronicle:

A new professional basketball league boasting rosters made up exclusively of white Americans has its eyes set on Augusta, but the team isn't receiving a warm welcome.

The All-American Basketball Alliance announced in a news release Sunday evening that it intends to start its inaugural season in June and hopes Augusta will be one of 12 cities with a team.

"Only players that are natural born United States citizens with both parents of Caucasian race are eligible to play in the league," the statement said. Click here for the rest of the story.

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