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Sign at Ohio Public Swimming Pool Reads “White Only” in 2012

In News, Opinion on January 13, 2012 at 1:47 am
An attempt at a discrimination graphic.
English: English: Flag of the city of Columbus...

Yup, you read it right. In January 0f 2012 with a bi-racial President, we still have people putting signs like this up over public swimming pools.

This time not only is it in 2012, but it’s in Columbus, Ohio.

According to the Associated Press piece by Andrew Welsh-Huggins, a landlord claimed that a little black girl’s hair care products dirtied the swimming pool water to such an extent that it warranted a “white only” sign at the public swimming pool entrance.

Luckily, a Civil Rights Panel judged that the posting of the sign was unfair and would be removed.

Sidenote: The bottom of the sign reads “Selma, Ala.,” followed by the date “14 July 31.”

Here’s the link:


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