|The new stadium in Atlanta (replacing the 20-year-old Georgia Dome...) will cost $1.2 billion, with 31 percent of the contracts going to minority owned firms... or $300 million. Folks, diversity is the ultimate racket|
Sorry, Gen. Smedley Butler.
You ain't seen nothing on diversity.
Or the whole "minority contractor" racket.
There was a time when the first black mayor of Atlanta, Maynard Jackson, bragged about how his demanding minority set-asides for the enlargement of the Atlanta Airport (now Hartsfield-
Well, the soon-to-be-built $1.2 billion stadium in downtown Atlanta, replacing the barely 20 years old Georgia Dome, will create an order of magnitude greater black millionaires than Jackson could ever have dreamed of... [Black contractor group seeks Falcons stadium construction transparency, Atlanta Journal Constitution, 6-2-14]:
No, Gen. Butler, war as a racket is nothing compared to diversity as the ultimate racket...