By Carma Henry

Sandra Thompson, the president of the York County, Pa. branch of the NAACP, says that police must enforce laws against these businesses and their owners who file false complaints. From left, Carolyn Dow, Sandra Harrison, Karen Crosby, Sandra Thompson and Myneca Ojo. The five women were golfing at Grandview Golf Club in York County, Pa., when they were asked to leave.

Golfing While Black Is Not a Crime

Golfing While Black: Grandview Golf Club Asks Five Black Women to Leave the Club for Golfing Too Slow

By Sandra Thompson, Esq., (President, NAACP York County, Pa. Branch)

On Saturday, April 21, 2018, I woke up excited, anticipating a round of golf at Grandview Golf Club in York, Pa. I was going to play with four ladies from “Sisters in the Fairway” (SITF), a group of about 15 professional, predominantly African American women in York County, Pa., who golf.

SITF are women of various levels of expertise from beginner to advanced golfers. The group was formed in 2008 as a sisterhood of ladies who golfed with their husbands, many of whom were members of the York County Black Golfers Association.

We appreciate the challenge that golf presents and the control that golf requires. Golf lessons are required. We …read more

Source:: The Westside Gazette