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BamaGirl July 31st, 2015 1:11am

Are you aware that minorities are at a higher risk of drowning? (Inspired by a local news story)

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Rotavele Alabama
08/03/15 1:16 pm

Yes, because they grew up in neighborhoods without swimming pools.

Rotavele Alabama
08/03/15 1:19 pm

I find stats like those as interesting.

LostTexan42 Deal With It
08/02/15 9:11 am

Yeah. I saw my black boot camp brethren struggle mightily on the swim test.

Rotavele Alabama
08/03/15 1:18 pm

Typical tea party logic. "Tha democrats think water is racist now, but it's really cuz we're gooder than them!!!"

rons Thanks America
07/31/15 8:44 am

Water and minorities don't mix.

jlong105 Indiana
07/31/15 6:20 am

Water is racist.

cowboy Dawns Highway
07/30/15 9:07 pm

Niggas don't swim. Everyone knows that.

BamaGirl ROLL TIDE from Arizona
07/30/15 10:36 pm

Unnecessary language

cowboy Dawns Highway
07/31/15 5:58 am

It's the truth.

BamaGirl ROLL TIDE from Arizona
07/31/15 6:13 am

I respect you, but please refrain from words like that first one on my polls in the future, okay?

cowboy Dawns Highway
07/31/15 6:25 am

It's all good. I used the "a" not the "er". The brothers know what's up.

BamaGirl ROLL TIDE from Arizona
07/31/15 6:34 am

Please honor my request in the future, my friend. πŸ˜ƒ

cowboy Dawns Highway
07/31/15 6:40 am

I'll try. But unless you're my momma, or girlfriend, I don't see that happening.

lip massholevania
08/01/15 6:17 pm

I bet bama girl has at least one cd with nigga in it.

BamaGirl ROLL TIDE from Arizona
08/01/15 6:28 pm

I do listen to rap, but not gangsta rap & not rap that uses that word.

BamaGirl ROLL TIDE from Arizona
07/30/15 10:35 pm

It was a news story done by a black female reporter on my local news. I provided a link.

gow488 Korea
07/30/15 7:50 pm

Doesn't everyone know black people can't swim

07/30/15 8:26 pm

I came here to crack some bad jokes and have been wavering.

Meh. I'll save them for friends.

Have a 🌟 just for having βšΎοΈπŸŽΎπŸ€βš½οΈπŸˆπŸ‰

07/30/15 7:30 pm

Nothing a massive government program can't fix!

knetzere Illinois
07/30/15 8:03 pm

That dang white privilege strikes again

BamaGirl ROLL TIDE from Arizona
07/30/15 10:38 pm

Did you look at the link? It's about encouraging folks to learn to swim.

jvc1133 61535
07/30/15 7:13 pm

This is maybe more prevalent in urban getto settings, where opportunities are limited.

BamaGirl ROLL TIDE from Arizona
07/30/15 10:39 pm

Possible...the story was done locally & the person who was interviewed & couldn't swim where not in an urban area.

Squidboy Snarkapottamus
07/30/15 6:41 pm

Seriously, this is not news. I saw this first hand in the USN. First in boot camp and later as a rescue swimmer. It's 1 factor why there are a higher % of minorities in the Army compared to the USN & USMC. No swim requirements in the Army.

Squidboy Snarkapottamus
07/30/15 6:38 pm

The water is racist!

Arkansas123 Neoconservative
07/30/15 6:36 pm

The vast majority of black people I've known can't swim.

BamaGirl ROLL TIDE from Arizona
07/30/15 6:45 pm

That's the point of the story.

BamaGirl ROLL TIDE from Arizona
07/30/15 6:46 pm

That and that for safety reasons they should really learn.