Detroit reverend: NBA should share wealth with black community

DETROIT (WJBK) – An outspoken Detroit pastor is calling foul on the NBA

A lot of men are getting rich by playing professional basketball and Rev. Horace Sheffield thinks the league should share the wealth.

Sheffield calls it “greenlining” – the economic exclusion of people of color beyond the basketball court.

“We don’t feel we get an equal share for what we contribute to the bottom line,” said Sheffield.

Sheffield, the head of the Detroit Association of Black Organizations, is taking on the NBA and the Detroit Pistons.

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