Swimming Pool Racism Story: Denouement
Recall the story from last summer, where members of a swim club in the suburbs of Philadelphia freaked at the presence of African-American kids, revoked the contract by which the kids had been allowed to use the pool, and thereby caused a national storm of protests. (You can get the full story here.)
A lawsuit ensued. Read this article from today’s Philly Inquirer and tell me: Who was the winner here? What might have happened had the olive branch offered been accepted? The facility could soon be dirt.