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Actions on 60 Black Kids Booted from Philly Pool for being Black


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Creative Steps Campers

Last week, we asked our members to help deliver justice in Pennsylvania, where 65 children (from the Creative Steps Day Camp) –mostly Black–were barred from a swimming pool they had a contract to use. The response has been incredible — more than 60,000 of you stepped up and called for justice.

After days of being shamed in the media, the club that manages the pool invited the kids back–but the kids don’t want to go back. The damage has been done.

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