Monday, July 20, 2009

No Country (Club) for Black Men

So a Philly country club decides it's okay to ban a group of black children in the year 2009? Does it surprise anyone? Probably, but more importantly is it racist? Yeah, of course it is.
For better or worse, it's America and people have the freedom to make their private club private, segregate, and ignorant. But the rest of us also have the right to call them out on it, and protest them.
These kids PAID to use the club. Honor your contract with them. Of course, honor had very little to do with your decision.
Abbi wrote, "We have already talked about it at great length, but I think the real tragedy is none of the kids had time to pee in the pool." Don't worry, old rich white folks are almost universally incontinent. That pool is already a bio-hazard.

Now on to headlines:
A couple with the same name that found each other on facebook are getting married. That's not news, it happens all the time--it's called Kentucky matrimony.

ESPN reporter Erin Andrews was secretly videotaped in her hotel room. John Madden is jealous over all her exposure.

Tyler Perry has decided to take the shunned kids from the Philly pool to Disney World. They all were excited until they heard that they'd have to watch "Madea goes to Jail" on the trip there.

When told Tyler Perry was taking them to Disney World and providing entertainment on the way there, the kids said, "Thanks, but no thanks. We'd rather go swim with the racists than watch 'House of Pain.'"

This used to be considered cool:

Tomorrow: Are you a nostalgic person? About what? Leave and I'll talk about it tomorrow.

1 comment:

Abbi Crutchfield said...

I get nostalgic about the toys I used to play with and the food I used to eat as a kid.