Nick Young Suggests Uber Driver May Have Rejected Him Because He's Black

Written by on July 14, 2020

A sure basketball star has a bone to select with Uber. Simply yesterday (July 13), Nick Younger took to Twitter to challenge a criticism in opposition to the favored rideshare service. Uber often is the main title in taxi-style rides, however they’re far too aware of instances the place prospects have acknowledged they have been victims of sure drivers’ racial biases. 

Nick Young, Uber
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In keeping with Nick, the colour of his pores and skin might have been the rationale a lady did not wish to give him a trip in her automotive, though she pulled up proper in entrance of him. “Hey @Uber yesterday a Non-Blk girl cancel on me in my face she pull up I ask her are you right here for nick she stated sure I flip round to select up my bag and she or he drove off & I bought charged with a cancellation payment when she’s the one who cancel,” Swaggy P tweeted.

Simply as Nick Younger shared his transient story publicly, Uber responded on the social media platform, as effectively. “We’re sorry to listen to about this expertise. Please ship us a DM with the telephone quantity related together with your Uber account, so we are able to help you additional.” Uber has been fraught with racially-driven controversies, together with dealing with accusations that they inflate their costs in communities with bigger populations of Black and Brown individuals. 

Supply: HotNewHipHop

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