Two young Olympians are poised to change "what they say" about African-Americans and swimming #BlackFolkSwimFast: Cullen Jones and Lia Neal Are Headed to London by Mark Anthony Neal | Ebony.com Swimming has been both a source of humor and trepidation within Black communities. While the high drowning rates of Black youth are reaching epidemic proportions, according to Talia Mark of USA Swimming, the other-side of the spectrum finds punchlines associated with the disbelief that Black folk, do in fact swim.
History making positivity! Yesterday, we reported on Gabby Douglas, the inspiring young African American gymnast who clinched the top spot on the US Olympic team. Today, we have more good news to share. 17 year old swimmer, Lia Neal Read Post
Cullen Jones to Defend his 400-Meter Freestyle at the London Games Congratulations to Cullen Jones, 28-year-old, as he and the rest of his U.S. Swimming teammates head to the to the London Games. Jones, the New York, Bronx native, i... Read Post