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Krystal Lara is one of very few Latinas in her class at Stuyvesant High School, and in the pool. She’s backstroking her way toward the Olympics.

From The New York Times:

Her Parents Thought Swimming Lessons Were a Good Idea

Krystal Lara is one of very few Latinas in her class at Stuyvesant High School, and in the pool. She’s backstroking her way toward the Olympics.…

Former Yale swimmer Siphiwe Baleka

Good video about former Yale swimmer Siphiwe Baleka

http://www.foxsports.com/video?vid=396080195760

February 2015 Blog Posts (5)

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Added by DAP News on February 25, 2015 at 3:08pm — No Comments

Coaching While Black

I recently was in a discussion with a white colleague talking about the importance of diversity in swimming. As I began to tell this person about some of the programs I recently found out about, this individual remarked, "What's the point?" I was truly thrown back by this remark because out of all people, I was not expecting this coach to say this. So my questions for you are: 1) How have you handled such response? Especially when it is from someone who you thought "gets it". 2) What…

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Added by Tiffany Monique Quash on February 13, 2015 at 6:50pm — 1 Comment

Jazz Fest 2016

Jazz Fest has always been my favorite cultural celebration in New Orleans. It's important to me for many reasons, but, primarily it's a family experience I share with a family I've known since the new millenium.

We're extremely close and I'll share an aspect of my experience with you, via this link 

Jazz Fest and the Spice of New Orleans

 

Why travel to such a culturally diverse venue such as New Orleans, Louisiana, with the intent of only tasting…

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Added by Donald R. Victorian on February 6, 2015 at 8:25pm — No Comments

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