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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

DAP News's Blog Posts Tagged 'Civil Rights' (2)

‘White Only’ Pool Sign Owner Explains

From ABCNews.com, By Christina Ng



Ohio Landlord Speaks Out About 'White Only' Pool Sign

A female landlord, Jamie Hein, had a sign that read, “Public Swimming Pool, White Only” hanging on a gate at her house and her private pool. (Photo credit: Ohio Civil Rights Commission)


An Ohio…

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Added by DAP News on December 22, 2011 at 11:00am — 4 Comments

Paul E. Sullivan dies at 87; analyst earned a spot in history of civil rights

From Los Angeles Times, By Elaine Woo:



U.S. Defense Department analyst Paul E. Sullivan was the lead plaintiff in a 1969 Supreme Court case that ruled against his Virginia swim club's whites-only policy. 'He just felt right was right,' says his daughter.



Paul E. Sullivan, an analyst with the U.S. Defense Department who won an important…

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Added by DAP News on May 20, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments

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