It’s time to take a deep dive into the stereotype that “Black people just don’t swim.”
Like everything else in American history, systemic racism is largely responsible for the rocky relationship that we have with water. Loria Yeadon chose to become one with water by taking swimming lessons at her local YMCA and created an initiative to teach parents and children of color how to swim for free. She joins BNCâ€™s â€œAMplified with Aisha Millsâ€ to discuss her story behind swimming.
All this and more on â€œAMplified with Aisha Mills.â€
Confronting the Myth That Black People Canâ€™t Swim | BNC News