racism

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - APRIL 16: A baseball sits on the field before the game between the Colorado Rockies and Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on April 16, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois
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May 08, 2019 - 12:52 pm
The Cubs believe a fan who made a hand gesture associated with racism in the background of a black reporter's live on-air hit during their game Tuesday evening did so with a full understanding of the symbol and malicious intent, and the organization is leaning toward banning him from Wrigley Field...
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(L-R) Chicago Cubs chairman Crane Kenney and Owner and CEO of the Chicago Cubs, Tom Ricketts
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May 08, 2019 - 8:07 am
The Chicago Cubs say they are investigating a fan using what appeared to be an offensive hand gesture associated with racism behind a black television reporter who was on the air.
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Joe Ricketts (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)
February 05, 2019 - 7:09 pm
Some of the emails Splinter News published Monday featured Joe Ricketts making Islamophobic comments, such as "Islam is a cult and not a religion." Others included conspiracies about former President Barack Obama's birthplace and education.
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