Diversity in swimming has always been an issue. In the United States, the overwhelming majority of swimmers are white. According to a 2019 Swimming Membership Demographics report, only 0.8% of their 327,337 swimmers were Black men, and 0.6% Black women. Although...
Academics, students and activists met to discuss the CROWN Act and the discrimination that Black women and men encounter because of their hair.
A discussion of the connection between hair discrimination and racial discrimination with Associate Teaching Professor Patti O’Brien-Richardson