Schott's name ousted from stadium


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(JTA) - The University of Cincinnati will remove Marge Schott's name from its baseball stadium because of the late Cincinnati Reds owner's racism and anti-Semitism.

The university's Board of Trustees voted Monday to remove Schott's name from the stadium and from a space in the archives library, effective immediately, acting on a recommendation by the university's president, Neville Pinto.

"Marge Schott's record of racism and bigotry stands at stark odds with our University's core commitment to dignity, equity and inclusion," Pinto said.

He added: "I hope this action serves as an enduring re...

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