Rapper Pulls Out Of Music Festival Because They Charged White People More To Attend

The Daily Caller | 7/8/2019 | Staff
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A black artist will not be performing at an Afro-music festival after it was discovered it was charging tickets for white people at a higher price than non-whites.

“I was immediately enraged just because I am biracial,” said Jillian Graham to the Detroit Metro Times. Graham is better known as her stage name Little Jag. “I have family members that would have, under those circumstances, been subjected to something that I would not ever want them to be in … especially not because of anything that I have going on.”

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AfroFuture, a Detroit based youth music festival, announced they would be selling tickets for people of color at half the price as tickets for non-persons of color.

According to the Eventbrite page, tickets for white people are $20 and tickets for people of color are $10. After July 17th, prices will be raised to $40 for whits and $20 people of color.

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A spokesperson for Evenbrite told the Daily Caller News Foundation, “We do not permit events that require attendees to pay different prices based on their protected characteristics such as race or ethnicity. In this case, we have notified the creator of the event about this violation and requested that they alter their event accordingly,” the spokeswoman added. “We have offered them the...
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