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Alia Atkinson becomes first black woman to win world title in swimming

By BYP @blackyouthproj 3:29 pm December 11, 2014 Alia Atkinson made history last weekend by becoming the first black woman to win a world swimming title. Atkinson took home the trophy for the women’s 100 breasstroke at the world short-course championships in Doha, Qatar on Saturday. 

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Report: greater chance of black children drowning in pools than whites

By BYP @blackyouthproj 3:43 pm May 16, 2014 Swimming pools pose a much greater threat to black children and teens than they do to other kids. The research, discovered by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention notes that black children ages 5 to 19 drown in swimming pools at a rate more than 5 […]

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Hungover Thoughts Of Generation Y Black Hippies

By Keantre Malone 12:11 pm November 17, 2012 It is true that “all the girls wanna play Baywatch” at the swimming pools full of liquor (Kendrick Lamar, “Swimming Pools”). Generation Y parties, both in college and high school, present you with a reality surfacing from the deep end of young adult freedom. Diving through the […]

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