Saturday, August 1, 2009

Whites Only Restrooms in Philly! Jim Crow Lives!

"If you tried to use the bathroom, you might get suspended," said Leslie Young, a former worker at the facility. Young, along with Gibson Trowery, who still works at the station, filed a complaint with the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission in October 2007..."

"Young said he recalled that a lock was placed on the restroom door, with keys distributed only to white workers..."

"The restroom black workers could use was down five flights of stairs ..."

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