Ohio Landlord Sued Over “Whites Only” Pool Sign

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  • An Ohio landlord is learning the hard way that racism doesn’t pay. Jamie Heinn, placed a “Whites Only” sign at the pool in his apartment complex, and a former tenant, Michael Gunn, has testified before the Ohio Civil Rights Commission because he felt the sign was aimed at his 10 year old daughter.

    Gunn said he received an angry text from Heinn over the Memorial Day weekend in 2011, accusing Gunn’s daughter of clouding the water with the products in her hair. The landlord then banned Gunn’s daughter from swimming in the pool unless she took a shower and wore a swimming cap, then placed the offensive sign “Public Swimming Pool Whites Only” soon after.

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