I Do See Color
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I Do See Color

Boy craziness taught me to swim

The accidental way I learned how to conquer the deep end

Photo credit: Kindel Media/Pexels

Black children are six times more likely to drown in a swimming pool compared to white children. In fact, the USA Swimming Foundation reports that nearly 64% of African-American children have little to no swimming ability. That’s one of many reasons black folks are often found on the sides of a swimming pool party…

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