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…Continue
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…Continue
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After a long battle with cancer, Rick White passed away peacefully in his home at Lawton, OK on December 2nd, 2014.
pictured: Rick White with President Ford at ISHOF in 1977.
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During the past year, DAP through Charlie Lumpkin has helped to support - Classroom Under The Sea. Check out the Coverage from Channel 4 Miami - Classroom Under The Sea "Sea with DAP member Charlie Lumpkin…
The 2014-2015 Howard University Swimming and Diving program is off to a Historical start. Having participated in several meets this Fall and looking to finish the season in record fashion this Winter, the teams has increased its strength in numbers and quality. The team is still in need of major support. Being the only Co-ed Division 1 HBCU in the Nation, the Bison provide a dynamic value to the …Continue
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Congratulations to DAP's Advisory Council member, Lee Pitts, for being honored with the distinguished Hodges University Excellence in Diversity Award! We greatly appreciate Lee Pitts for his commitment to his community, DAP, and water safety!Continue
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