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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.

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  1. August 1st, 2010 at 14:59 | #1

    swimming is my favorite way of burning of those extra fats and calories-“”

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