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  • What You Didn’t Know About Our Black Olympic Athletes

    Aug 8, 12 by EURpublisher03 1 Comment

    *With the emergence of stars like Gabby Douglas, Cullen Jones and Lolo Jones, we’re starting to wonder  about these quiet, focused and determined athletes … such as what makes them tick, so to speak. Lucky for us our partner site, Uptown Magazine, decided to reveal some interesting tidbits about these Olympic athletes. Check out the […]

  • America’s Fastest Swimmer is a Black Man

    Jul 2, 12 by EURpublisher03 2 Comments

    *A black man now holds the title of “fastest swimmer in America.” Charlotte, North Carolina’s Cullen Jones won the men’s 50 freestyle – in 21.59 seconds at the U.S. Olympic Swim Trials, according to the Charlotte Observer. “I’ve been dreaming of this forever, of qualifying for two individual events in the Olympics,” Jones said in […]

  • Olympic Swimmer Cullen Jones Headed to Shreveport, LA to Develop Learn to Swim Programs

    Nov 4, 10 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *Colorado Springs, CO — Following the tragic drowning deaths of six teenagers this summer in Shreveport, LA, Gold Medalist Cullen Jones and the USA Swimming Foundation will visit the community on Wednesday, November 10 to advocate for water safety education, raise awareness about the importance of learning to swim, and help develop life-saving learn to […]

  • Six Black Drowning Deaths Lead to Eye-Opening Facts

    Sep 7, 10 by EurPublisher 2 Comments

    *Louisiana has had some of the worst tragedies and/or fatalities from our greatest natural resource…water.   In a recent drowning in the  the Red River in Shreveport, six young people died trying to rescue one from the waterway.  None of the teenagers could swim. According to the BBC, JaTavious Warner, 17, Takeitha Warner, 13, JaMarcus Warner, 14, […]