Why So Many Black People Can’t Swim | AJ+

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In the United States, 64% of Black children can’t swim. As a result, they are 3x more likely to drown than white children their same age. But how did this happen? We take a look at the social history of America’s pools and how racial segregation shaped the current climate in pools across the country. #swimming #segregation

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Production engineer and certified swim coach. Full-time IT consultant, spare-time swimming aficionado. 2 sons, 2 daughters and a wife. President of the Faroe Islands Swimming Association. Likes to run :-)

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