The first Black woman to win an Olympic gold medal in swimming continues to make history.
Last summer Simone Manuel made history and captured America’s hearts when she became the first black women to win a gold medal in an individual Olympic swimming event at the Rio Olympics. While many athletes would consider slowing down after such a victory, Manuel continues to rack up wins as she just won her latest […]
At this weekend’s Women’s Division 1 swimming games for the annual NCAA Championship, an awesome feat occurred–three Black women earned the top three spots in the competition! Simone Manuel, of Stanford University, took home the gold, Lia Neal, also of Stanford, won the silver and Natalie Hinds, of the University of Florida, sealed this special trio as the […]
Feel free to break out the Schmoney dance for this one! Black girls do swim contrary to popular belief! At just 25-years-old, Alia Atkinson not only won the World Title in Swimming on Saturday, she was the first Black woman ever to do so! The title the Jamaican swimmer won was for the Women’s 100 […]
With the summer right around the corner it’s important to know and follow the necessary safety rules when dealing with summer time fun in the water to protect your little ones. “41% of children aged 7-17 years and 17.4% of adults in the United States, swim at least six times per year,” according to the […]