July 08, 2009

Alabama in 1955?

Nah, Philly in 2009:

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The worst part? The club released a statement saying that "There was concern that alot of kids would change the complexion .....and the atmosphere of the club." That wasn't something off the cuff, but a prepared statement. I bet that'll be Exhibit A when the discrimination lawsuit goes to trial.

Posted by Stephen Silver at July 8, 2009 10:03 PM

Obvious question -

Is this an adult or children's swim club?

Clearly, if the membership is primarily adult, then that statement very well may be non-discriminatory; but in the context that this is being presented this surely does cry out racism and is a shame.

Posted by: Jeff S at July 8, 2009 10:45 PM

Is it possible that St Louis Park (H.S.) is the intellectual "bizarro" - for athletic Cretin Durham Hall?

If only Uncle Al went to school with his friends like Friedman.

Posted by: Jeff S at July 8, 2009 10:50 PM
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