Simone Manuel will go down in history. Making a staple for her name, African Americans, women in general, and showing the world that #BlackGirlMagic! “I hope that I can be an inspiration to others, so this medal is for the people who come behind me and get into the sport and hopefully find love and […]


"Be Cool, Follow the Rules," headlines the top of the poster. Arrows are used to differentiate who is "not cool," and who is exercising "cool" behavior.


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…

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Pools and summertime are the best of friends. But experts are stressing the importance of controlling a potentially dangerous health risk – drinking the pool…

  As of April 1, 2014, the USA Swimming Foundation has found that 199 drownings have been reported in the U.S. alone, 46 of which were children…

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 […]


The city of Cincinnati is still facing a 50million dollar deficit  What will happen? –     School Nurses could be laid off by June 2011 –     Trash Fees ON HOLD –     Public Pools Closed Which means these cuts will affect…. Youth Employment Safe haven Community Social Environment Safety lessons CPR training Swimming Life Guard   To gain full details […]

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When Monica cast Shannon Brown and Maino in her “Love All Over Me” video, she sent the rumor mills to work. Monica’s “Love All Over Me (Viewer’s Choice)” [NEW VIDEO] While many thought she had begun dating the rapper Maino, sources began to claim that she had actually turned gone and broken up the 7-year […]

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Black people don’t do water.  How many times have you heard this either as a joke or with sincerity? The reasons for  this vary. It could be because of the impact that slavery had on us and being put in the boat and taken away from our land by water. Whatever the reason, not many […]