From Essence Magazine:

The USA Swimming Foundation now estimates that nearly 70% of Black children do not know how to swim, with Hispanic children trailing near behind at 68%. The foundation has teamed up with Olympic gold medalist Cullen Jones for year two of the “Make a Splash” initiative to help more Black children learn how to swim.

Jones spoke with ESSENCE.com about how he nearly drowned as child and the importance of learning how to swim, especially since summer is around the corner.

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