The Truth Behind The Myth That ‘Black People Don’t Swim’ And How It’s Evolved Over Time

Written by on March 1, 2024

The distant relationship between Black Americans and water is still as prevalent today as it was in the early 20th century.

Swimming pools grew popular and began to expand across the United States in the 1920s, 1930s and 1940s as Americans were looking for more ways to socialize according to National Geographic. However, when one thinks about the history of swimming . . .

Current track