Finally Rejoicing in Lia Neal: On Black Women and Swimming

When other black female children were uninterested in swimming when I was eight, I chalked it up to the woes of childhood. But as I watched these black kids evolve into black women, terrified of swimming, cruises, scuba diving, and all other water-related activities, I realized that there was a direct correlation between hair and the water for black women. … Read More Finally Rejoicing in Lia Neal: On Black Women and Swimming