Study: Young Black Children Drown at Far Higher Rates

CBS Atlanta, May 16, 2014

Swimming pools are a much greater danger to black children and teens than they are to other kids, a new government study shows.

Black children ages 5 to 19 drown in swimming pools at a rate more than five times that of white children, the research found. That suggests a lot of blacks are not learning to swim, said the lead author, Dr. Julie Gilchrist of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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The racial differences were smaller for drownings in lakes or other bodies of water. Experts think that’s because relatively few blacks go boating or participate in other water activities.

Drowning is a major cause of death in children and young adults, and researchers have long observed a higher rate in African-Americans. The report released Thursday looked at racial differences in far greater detail, by age and by where youths drown.

Among whites, drowning rates peak in toddlers but then decline dramatically around age 5 and stay down. Experts think that’s a result of swimming lessons kicking in.

Among blacks, the drowning rate for toddlers is lower, but it doesn’t drop off the same way as children get older.

An earlier study showed that nearly 60 percent of black children surveyed were unable to swim or felt uncomfortable in the deep end of a pool, compared to 31 percent of white kids.

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About 21,000 children and young adults drowned from 1999 through 2010, according to the CDC study. Overall, the black drowning rate was about 40 percent higher than the rate for whites. The rate for Hispanics was roughly the same as for whites and the Asian rate was slightly lower. The rate for American Indians and Alaska Natives was the highest–about double the white rate.

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  • MekongDelta69

    Yet another useless study of a topic which everybody (who lives in the real world) has known forever.

    • Oil Can Harry

      Yo dawg, water be mad rayciss, nome sane?

      • DeMarquise Elkins

        Water owes me some slavery reparashuns

        • Oil Can Harry

          I’m surprised they claim Injuns are the most likely to drown.

          They must be hitting the water after hitting a bottle of fire water.

          • Tom Thumb

            Well, Ira Hayes did drown in a puddle.

          • George Clark

            That’s not nice. Ira Hayes was a hero. He did die a shameful death, but it’s not nice to make fun of a man who fought for his country, at a time when Indians were not even considered to be American Citizens. Shame on you.

          • They were considered citizens at the time. The poor man had trouble adjusting to life, so he drank. My understanding is that Mr. Hayes died of hypothermia.

          • Frank Morris

            I’m not sure he’s making fun. He stated a sad fact. Ira was an alcoholic, and was so inebriated he died face down in a puddle, in a roadside ditch. Johnny Cash told it just like that, and he wasn’t making fun.

          • It was just outside his unheated adobe house where he died, after quarreling with another Pima Indian over a card game, and yes, he was an alcoholic.

          • Anon

            Hero? Let’s be honest about the US actions during that war, shall we? 99% of the US population was extremely anti-war. The US committed several blatant acts of war against the Japanese fleet in order to provoke an attack. The knew when and where that attack was going to take place at Pearl Harbor and purposefully left our US military and many civilians to die, so that a high body count could be used as propaganda to enter that war. Our navy then went around committing various atrocities. Making a corridor by which we could get bombers into the region, we culminated these war crimes with the only use of nuclear weapons, ever….against two civilian populations.
            Hero? Heroes? The entire world is looking at the distinct possibility that the very light of civilization itself will go out because the bad guys won those world wars.
            People like Hayes KNEW what they were doing was wrong. Today, we’ve had decades of propaganda to cover the stink of going to war over the express objections of our population and the murder of our own citizens to shut up the more vocal of the opposition. Back then though…..everyone knew and STILL enough fools picked up their rifles for the causes of communism and Zionism.
            Hayes is literally, LITERALLY a non-white stuck in there as a photo op for diversity.

          • saxonsun

            He was a hopeless drunk.

    • 1stworlder

      We have aquababies and babies born underwater as fads.

  • Whitetrashgang

    Okay, time to buy a pool.

    • dukem1

      The upside of global warming causing the sea level to rise.

      • Fathercoughlin

        Gonna go for a long ride in my GM Yukon–just for the hell of it!

  • The original article has a generic image of a swimming pool, with almost all white swimmers seen.

    • RebelliousTreecko

      The unbearable Whiteness of those swimming pools does a great number on the psyche and minds of those Black children. It gets hard to stay afloat with all that stuff bombarding you.

      • Who Me?

        Emotional baggage, don’t ya know?

    • The Verdict of History

      Ahhh… yesss… yet another perennial and recurrent “race gap” controversy…

      • APaige

        Water is wet…and racist.

    • SouthernReality

      It’s because the afreekans are all at the bottom…

  • Tom Thumb

    Going right off topic. When I was in boot camp (PI) and we had to swim. All us White guys had to swim from the deep end of the pool with full dungarees, boots, helmet, and slung rifle. I’m a good swimmer and it took everything I had to just be able to dog paddle that far in deep water with all that stuff on. Then, they had the black guys jump in the pool one at a time. All the life guards were in the pool then. The black guys all went down like stones. Didn’t even thrash around a bit. Just straight down. Of course, they weren’t allowed to drown. They were yanked out. But I remember thinking at the time, I could help them, but they couldn’t help me.

    • r j p

      They wouldn’t help you.

    • gregCall

      It would only be fair they not help me (not that I’d need it) because I WOULDN’T help them, I’d just watch and try to hide the smile that would be trying to burst across my face.
      The only black I would possibly help in that situation would be a small child, even knowing what they would eventually grow into, it would still be hard not to help in that case.

      • I would never try to save a drowning black kid.

        • Fathercoughlin

          Interesting! What would you do? Just watch the (admittedly worthless future gangsta) drown?

          • I would walk home and clean the garage.

          • SpawnTaviousJackson

            well, if there was popcorn handy, yes.

    • Chasmania

      I went thru Navy boot camp at Great Lakes (aka ‘Great Mistakes’ ) back in the early 80s. They had entire companies of recruits made up mostly of us nukes who were going to NNPS. I remember seeing 1 black guy in our company, and he was a non nuke, and he couldn’t swim for shiat. All of those nuke companies were, as I remember, 90+ percent white. Real lack of diversity with the glow worms.

      • r j p

        I was at Great Lakes in the early 1990s, in Fire Controlman school. I was hoping to eventually become SEAL. During the tread water segment of our swimming test a 220 pound Rockfish latched on to me from behind and pulled me under, I was lucky I wasn’t sent to remedial swimming classes because of it, but because of that my COs would not submit me for SEALs.
        During a med visit for something (I forget), a doctor discovered something that would have made me ineligible for enlistment, nothing major that I couldn’t deal with but she said if “I write this down you will be Med Sepped out as an erroneous enlistment”. I was miserable there. Whites were treated like crap, and blacks worshipped by the COs. I told her, the doctor, to write it down. I was not going to be second class to blacks who didn’t have the aptitude to get into any “A” school and were shipped out immediately after Basic. Most miserable 178 days of my life.

      • Fathercoughlin

        The “glow worms”! Ha ha military humor can be pretty funny. I was once a member of Uncle Sams Misguided Children.

        • Chasmania

          I remember in boot camp, there was a group spoken about with reverent awe and fear, and it was the Marine Drill Instructors at the Motivational Training Unit. They would mash you until you prayed for death. We had one guy that went after having gone to MIT (Military Intensive Training) twice. Tales of endless pushups, running in place while holding a Garand over your head, all the while a DI is screaming profanities in your face. Reputedly no one ever got to the end of the required 8 hours. All collapsed long before.

    • ElComadreja

      Blacks do nothing for any other race. Hell, they don’t even do for their own.

  • Pelagian

    “M-f’in punk ass water. I’ll show you who’s the b*&^tch”. [glurg-glurg-glurg]

  • borogirl54

    Look at it this way, black kids cannot swim and neither can their lifeguards who were hired just because they were black and not because they passed the Red Cross Lifeguard course.

    • Tom Thumb

      Who wants a life guard that doesn’t look like them?

    • ElComadreja

      A black lifeguard not only can’t swim he’d probably be passed out drunk or so high on drugs he wouldn’t notice the rockfish.

  • r j p

    They aren’t called Rockfish for nothing. Most of them are scared of pools of water.

    White people don’t drown as much because a White that can’t swim is generally not stupid enough to go in water over their head. blacks are so stupid that fambilies of non-swimmers go to water parks, wave pools, and city pools (that have water so dirty you can’t see a dead Rockfish on the bottom).

    I think all black should get a free above ground pool (five feet deep) when they are Sec 8’ed to a suburban community. That will make them feel special. Demetrius will be drinking 40’s one night and fall asleep on his floatie. Jontae will do a cannonball to show off for his new Sec 8 dogs, forgetting he and his dogs can’t swim till he hits the water.

    • Black Swan

      Rodney King of “c-c-c-c-an’t we a-a-a-ll get along” drown in a backyard swimming pool while blitzed on alcohol and cocaine. His fiancee waited a while and then called 911, she wasn’t about to try to rescue him herself, she said it would “mess up her hair and manicure.”
      His fambily said the “b*** let him drown” I think it was after she found out he’d burned through all $3.8 million of the White guilt money he was awarded after he caused a major riot in Los Angeles.

      I hear Spike Lee is making a film about Rodney King’s life and how he stood up to The Man and against overwhelming odds beat his white cracker a** “at his own game.” It’s coming out at the same time as the Oprah TV movie about Michael Sam, another oppressed black who, against all known odds, faced white gay bashers and triumphed. Mandated viewing for all high school and college students.

      • AutomaticSlim

        So he drowned in a pool that was bought with his bogus lawsuit money?
        Now that’s justice!

      • SpawnTaviousJackson

        LOL!!! ” I AINT GAWN GO MUSS UP MAH WEAVE AND SHEEE FO HIS BLACK @$$ N SHEE!

    • Apartheid_DC

      Why was Natalie Wood in the ocean when she couldn’t swim?

      • r j p

        Natalie Wood was not out for a swim. Natalie Wood was using an inflatable boat trying to escape from the yacht to Catalina after a beating by her husband , Robert Wagner, she was also intoxicated and could have easily fell into the ocean when trying to enter such an unstable watercraft, or Robert Wagner could have just thrown her over and then threw the inflatable over to make it look like she was rowing to Catalina and the inflatable capsized after being hit by a wave.

  • none of your business

    All activities are dangerous to black kids due to lack of parental supervision, total disobedience of the kids, rough housing wildly with no concern for safety and general black disfunction.
    Staying at home,playing in the yard, playing at the playground, cooking, bathing whatever it is, black kids get hurt more than others because of the parents lack of care and the disobedience and wild charging around of the kids.

    • exlib93

      The parents don’t “look alive” until the kid gets hurt, and a lawsuit ensues. That’s when the entire family comes out of the woodwork, all of a sudden they act concerned, hoping to get a share.

    • Alucard_the_last

      This is a by-product of decades of blaming whites for all of their problems even though all of their problems is caused by their own actions.

    • MooTieFighter

      you hit the nail on the head.

  • David Ashton

    Bone density may be a factor.

    • AutomaticSlim

      Skull density may be another.

      • David Ashton

        And running rather than swimming in the original African environment.

        How do Eskimos (and I MEAN Eskimos, not chess champions & finance wizards) do at high jump and long jump Olympic events?

        • Probably not very well. Inuit tend to have short legs.

          • David Ashton

            So not another “racist social construct” there then, either.

    • So CAL Snowman

      Parental neglect is probably a huge factor as well.

      • Ike Eichenberg

        I would bet if you adjusted for IQ, the number of low IQ white kids drowning is not that different from blacks, probably a little less because low IQ whites can process consequences better, but not huge.

        Stupid parents expose their children to unsafe conditions in a Darwinian manner.

        • SpawnTaviousJackson

          But almost all black drownings occur in pools. Whites are more likely to drown in the ocean or lakes. Those whites that do drown are probably good swimmers that get caught in bad situations such as undertows, getting knocked unconscious when diving into a lake, fatigue etc.
          I once had to save a drowning person . IT was a kid around 13. IT was at the ocean and he was trying to get out to a rock that his friends were on but the tide had come in. I was going out and I passed him, he was standing on a rock that was higher than the bottom, but I didn’t know that till a few seconds later when he started calling for help. I thought he was being a wise guy but the second time he came up he said he had slipped off the rock. then I understood and got him. HE was very panicked though and was saying crazy things such as ” You can’t help me, you’ll drown too.” I told him salt water is easy to float in and when he saw we were ok he calmed down. When I got him to water that was shallow enough for him to stand in I told him he should try floating and that it he could try here because it was not that deep. I let go of him. I watched him just sink to the bottom. I quickly got him back up and asked him why he was in the water if he did not know how to swim, or even how to float. He claimed he knew how to swim but that he was exhausted. It was the strangest thing though, he didn’t try to stand or float, he just drifted down, I just didn’t expect THAT to happen. When I got him to shore I was a little angry with him and asked him to assure me he wasn’t going to go back in the water.
          The thing is , swimming and floating are mental things. One needs to know how and one needs to be calm and confident. Look at the way blacks fire guns. No matter what training they get, they have terrible marksmanship. They can not be cool calm and collected. Their lives are just one emotional turmoil followed by extreme laziness and fatigue, followed by another emotional turmoil , and this is repeated endlessly. They do not have the CAPACITY for many things, swimming is one of them.

    • Caucasoid88

      I think it’s deeply evolutionary. No one in Africa swims because they are deathly afraid of water. I think hippos and crocodiles have something to do with that. White children learn to swim through some sort of instinctual muscle memory which they develop. Black children don’t have that instinct.

    • SpawnTaviousJackson

      Bone density will not compensate for the buoyancy created by obesity. The equation is a simple one. The mass of the displaced water verses the mass displacing that water. Most blacks are obese, bone density will not compensate for this.

  • none of your business

    New studies have proved that: women under 40 are more likely to get pregnant than women over 60, poor people have less money than rich people and the sun rises in the east and sets in the west.

    • Fathercoughlin

      And we can send a spaceship to Mars and test the soil for bacteria but we still havent figures out how to test intelligence in humans.”Blacks score at the bottom in IQ tests. Why? Why cant we make an accurate test?”

  • TruthBeTold

    We need to build more pools in urban communities.

    • AutomaticSlim

      As long as the funds are diverted from Midnight basketball.

    • Alucard_the_last

      Make sure there is a LOT of chlorine in the pool to kill off crabs, VD, urine, feces and any other thing that accompanies blacks.

      • Zaporizhian Sich

        You would need to “shock treat” the pool almost daily to kill all the pathogens and eliminate the feces if blacks frequent that pool. Maybe they should swim in dilute muriatic acid.

        • TruthBeTold

          How about pure muriatic acid.

          • Zaporizhian Sich

            I’d fill the pool with hydrofluoric acid, which disintegrates organic matter.

          • No, it doesn’t do that as efficiently as what I once used to clean chemical glassware.

          • Zaporizhian Sich

            Hydroflouric acid denatures organic matter, and it eats glass.That is why it must never be stored in a glass container, it loves silicon and glass is mostly silicon. It’s deadly stuff, and used at oil refineries to refine crude oil into gasoline, diesel fuel and other products. A leak at a refinery involving this stuff would kill every person in the path of the cloud, HF acid readily turns into a lethal cloud of vapor and acid droplets.

          • SpawnTaviousJackson

            Why go to all that expense when water does the trick just fine. Just have a pool with a bottom that drops out. Perhaps a chain link ceiling above the pool as well that would be lowered into it for any that refuse to be flushed.

        • Garrett Brown

          Sulfuric.

          • Nitric acid 50-50 with methanol.

          • SpawnTaviousJackson

            just what do you DO in that basement laboratory?!! How would I ever even come to have any of those things, let alone get them on my skin?

      • cherrie greenbaum123

        It don’t treat da H I V dough!

    • We Yanks already have two oceans, the Great Lakes and plenty of rivers for that.

  • Bossman

    There’s a scientific reason why Blacks are less good at swiming than whites which the article ignores. Blacks have denser bodies than whites. They have more muscle mass than whites, their bones are stronger and denser. Their chest cavities are smaller. All of these differences makes it more difficult to stay afloat for a given body size.

    • David Ashton

      Not just a “social construct” then?

    • Pelagian

      So Al Campanis was right?

    • Alucard_the_last

      Where do you live? I see so many obese blacks that they could survive going into the water when the Titanic went down. Their fat would keep them from dying from hypothermia and will keep them afloat.

    • Does the fact that they are also stupid enter into these calculations?

      • Bossman

        No! many dumb animals are execellent swimmers. Dogs and horses can do it. Beavers can do it very well.

        • You proved my point, though not on purpose.

          • Bossman

            How so? The ability to swim has nothing to do intelligence or the lack of it. If any land creature finds itself in deep water, and can stay afloat, it will do what comes naturally: use its limbs to propel itself foward.

          • And blacks can not.

          • SpawnTaviousJackson

            Wrong, it has everything to do with intelligence. Swimming does not “come naturally” to humans. Unless they learn how to swim, they will drown. If you think it comes naturally then why aren’t you picking up someone’s child and throwing them in a pool when they have not learned to swim yet. Hey, it’s natural, they will automatically know what to do right?

          • SpawnTaviousJackson

            Why does he go on about his family?

    • SpawnTaviousJackson

      You are arguing that they can not swim because they have less buoyancy than whites. IT is a bad argument and what you say to back it up is not even true.. Blacks tend to be obese these days, even the children. They therefore would have LESS dense bodies than whites. Denser bones do not compensate for the buoyancy of large amounts of body fat. They also do not have a significant difference as regards muscle mass than whites.Their shoulders are broader but the hips are narrower. The muscle mass of their legs is much less than the muscle mass of the legs of whites. There is no data that says they have a smaller rib cage. Skinny whites with no body fat are not more likely to drown than other whites. What matters within the white population is the ability to swim, NOT body type, BMI, etc.

  • IstvanIN

    Not our problem!

  • JSS

    Don’t surprised if the Feds come out with a law mandating that innocent Whites be drowned to help fight aquatic racism against blacks.

    • Jim

      I think liberal whites who love blacks ought to be very willing to drown themselves for equality.

      • cherrie greenbaum123

        It’s the right thing to do.

      • Dale McNamee

        One can only hope…

    • BillMillerTime

      “Aquatic racism”! lulz….and let us not forget aquatic supremacy.

  • Ahnenerbe ᛟ

    The inner cities need more swimming pools and planned parenthood facilities.

    • Alucard_the_last

      And free abortions.

      • Ahnenerbe ᛟ

        Kermit Gosnell needs a pardon on condition he does pro bono work

      • SpawnTaviousJackson

        how about free sterilizations for black men

  • So CAL Snowman

    Well everyone knows that the KKK invented swimming pools.

  • Pelagian

    My observation is that blacks pummel the water like an aggressor. You have to of course work *with* the water.

    • cherrie greenbaum123

      “work” is not in their vocabulary.

    • SpawnTaviousJackson

      a drowning man expends many times the energy as a person who knows how to tread water and swim…… it is a great analogy as to how each race performs in this world.

  • Jim

    I’m white and a non-swimmer, for the most part. I float pretty well and can do the strokes OK, but I don’t breathe properly. One of the reasons I didn’t learn as a child was because I had difficulty floating, and I had difficulty floating because I had almost no body fat.

    Adolescent and young adult black males have less body fat than whites – they’re genetically predisposed that way – and I’m guessing that may be why they have difficulty swimming. Floating is the first rudimentary skill for learning to swim. When you can’t float, it’s hard to learn to swim. It would be interesting to see a breakdown of how many blacks who drowned were female vs. male. Wouldn’t surprise me if females drowned less.

    But some of it is cultural, too. A social thing. Some blacks swim very well. Of course, some blacks might say they don’t swim because a swimming pool is a luxury item. But how many whites own swimming pools? Not many. And how many blacks own basketball courts? Almost none.

    • jambi19

      You are thinking to far deep into these. Black children don’t have parents to care even enough to raise them, much less teach them how to swim. Second blacks are much less likely to be trained in CPR leading to less intervention in the event of a drowning.

      • Jim

        Good point. About four or five years ago, there was a tragic drowning at a local public pool. A black kid about four years old died because her mom dropped her off at a pool birthday party, then left to do errands or whatever. Who does that??

        • Fathercoughlin

          Yeah so what was the ‘tragic” aspect?

    • ricpic

      If I remember correctly I learned to swim mainly by holding onto the side of the pool (the rim) and kicking properly (knees locked). That was lesson #1. Once you had kicking down adding the stroke (Australian crawl, sidestroke, backstroke) was the easy part and that was it, you were swimming. Floating, or learning how to float (just a matter of arching the back), was hardly a factor. I realize there are different ways to kick, such as the frog kick with the breast stroke, but once you’ve got the straight leg kick down you can swim.

  • Alucard_the_last

    Oh please. These people are really scrapping the bottom of the barrel. Now water is racist.

    • Einsatzgrenadier

      Everything is racist when it comes to blacks.

    • Of course water is racist. Inland we have river white water. At sea we have whitecaps. Together these greatly outweigh black ice.

  • Brakedust

    Easy solution. Just increase the rate of white drownings to equalize the data. Presto, everybody’s a loser. Just like affirmative action and the dumbing down of education, plummeting test scores, hiring unqualified police/fire/military/medical personnel, etc.

  • RisingReich

    Hey – all I read from this is we need more standing bodies of water in general.

  • Zaporizhian Sich

    Well now, they turn swimming pools into open toilets literally, they are loud, obnoxious and belligerent, and they leave children unsupervised around a pool without teaching them to swim? No white would ever want to go to a public pool where blacks are. Good grief, they are going to call swimming pools a racist plot on the part of whites to drown their children, given their nitwit thinking. Nobody in their right mind would ever leave a child alone near a swimming pool, that is asking for a tragedy. Personally, too damn bad they drown at a high rate, they put themselves and their children at risk, therefore they own the consequences.

    • I know a black guy that loves to fish, but can’t swim a stroke; yet, he will go in a rowboat and fish without a care in the world (or a life jacket).

      • Zaporizhian Sich

        Yep, there’s blacks and other idiots to who go out in a boat here without life preservers, let alone know how to swim, then are never seen alive again. Sometimes they wash ashore dead someplace, end up at the bottom, or are never found. That’s right, people go out in the Gulf or one of the many bays along the Gulf Coast unprepared for possible storms, waves or other problems that would doom anyone without a life preserver. Personally, I do not like the water, I am very aware of how dangerous the Gulf can be, I have seen huge waves and waterspouts out there from shore.

        • AutomaticSlim

          I was in Galveston two year ago. Extremely rough surf, at least when I was there.

        • Being afraid of storms on water is only sensible.

        • SpawnTaviousJackson

          I’d leave some boats lying around to be “borrowed”

      • SpawnTaviousJackson

        yeah, but when he is in a gunfight, i bet he wears a lifejacket.

    • AutomaticSlim

      “No white would ever want to go to a public pool where blacks are.”

      Or anyplace else they are for that matter.
      Back in the early 90s, we had a epidemic of “whirlpooling” in the public pools here in New York. Gangs of black “youths” would surround a teenage girl and circle around her, groping and pulling off her bathing suit. Because nearly all the pool goers were blacks, the esteemed Mayor David Dinkins came up a with a plan to stop this behavior. His wonderful and famous “Don’t Diss Your Sis” campaign.

      • kikz2

        oh my……. nice to know……

    • SpawnTaviousJackson

      The real tragedy is…. that there aren’t MORE swimming pools in black areas.

  • During my first go at college, A black female student told me that blacks are afraid of the water because of the many numbers of blacks that were thrown into the sea (and drowned) from slave ships.

    She also told me that, although she did not know how to swim, if she had to swim, that she could do it.

    She proved to be a lot dumber than I had suspected.

    • MooTieFighter

      LOL. It always goes back to slavery.

  • Einsatzgrenadier

    Black children ages 5 to 19 drown in swimming pools at a rate more than five times that of white children, the research found.

    _________________________________________________

    Who cares? Let nature do her work by keeping the black population size in check.

    • Fathercoughlin

      Tell that to idiots like Bono and George Clooney,trying to jam as much food,water and medicine down their throats as possible.

      • ricpic

        Clooney’s about to marry a Muslim Brotherhood operative. Interesting.

  • Black Swan

    “Swimming pools are a much greater danger to black children and teens than they are to other kids, a new government study shows.”

    It took millions of dollars for the incompetent government to figure that out.

    There are only two things to be done: either more white children must be drowned to even out the playing field or all racist pools must be filled in immediately with heavy fines and jail time for those who refuse to comply.

    • dd121

      Teaching your kid to swim takes a little effort and organization. Most blacks don’t put that much effort into their kids.

      • AutomaticSlim

        I don’t remember a time when I was not able to swim.
        My father taught me when I was too young to remember.
        I do remember him teaching me to ride a bike without the training wheels, though. I was maybe 5.

        • ncpride

          Similar story here. I’ve been able to swim like a fish since I can remember, and some of my earliest memories are trips to the lake with my family. However, I can’t for the life of me remember who taught me. Conversation for the next time I visit my parents.

        • dd121

          Same here. They taught me when I was very young. Guess they knew bikes and swimming were worthwhile life skills.

        • Bob Dole

          Same here. As soon as I could, I pulled off my floaties and instinctively doggie paddled. Once I mastered the doggie paddle, I learned the strokes just from watching other people. I’ve never understood how someone could not know how to swim.

        • Andy

          Haha, it took me about four years of swimming lessons to master the doggy paddle.

      • cherrie greenbaum123

        Most blacks don’t put that much effort into climbing out of bed each morning and getting dressed.

  • Kenner

    Ah! An upside to rising sea levels.

    • kikz2

      coffee spit!

  • dd121

    Blacks fear the water, the jungle and ghosts the most. They live in a world of magic.

    • ricpic

      You spelled ghostses wrong.

  • I can swim in full kit across a river. I swam both ways across Coniston Water with my English friend, Stephen Tilly. That was about 3/4 mile. I prefer to swim on my back. This is not fast in full kit, but I can last forever this way.

    Blacks can’t do that.

    • Grantland

      Sidestroke, surprisingly, is best for that kind of endeavor.

    • SpawnTaviousJackson

      Kiss your sister or swim?

  • BillMillerTime

    WATER IS RACIST!

  • Sue

    They can’t save themselves so we’ll put them in as firefighters. Now we’re all safer…………

  • Garrett Brown

    Water be raycis!

  • cherrie greenbaum123

    It was a mild pick-me-up after a long work week! 🙂

  • Bartek

    How exactly would one go about opening public swimming pools in da hood? Maybe give Soros a call and propose some funding for the Open Vibrant Pool Project?
    A HUD requirement that all Section 8 housing must have access to swimming pools sounds appropriate also.

    • Bill Moore

      Hello,

      Several years ago, I went to a public swimming pool in Pittsburgh, PA. Unfortunately, it was populated mostly by Africans.

      The first problem was at the entrance. There were five large Allegheny County police officers at the entrance. One of them stepped in front of me and demanded, “Shake out your towel!”. Since I had never been approached like that before, I hesitated. The other four policemen immediately stepped forward to arrest me. Apparently, since the swimming pool is populated by Africans, they have trouble with them bring in weapons and drugs into the pool area.

      I shook out my towel, and was permitted to move forward to the pool area. I wasn’t there long. I had to be careful to step around the garbage which was strewn everywhere. Africans kept bumping into me. It seemed that all of the Africans were screaming, even the little ones. Not happy yelling and cheering that happens at non-African swimming areas, but nasty, mean, screaming.

      I can see why they don’t learn to swim. Very few were in the water. Most were just wandering around, screaming at each other and acting weird.

      I stayed for a few minutes, intrigued by their behavior.

      Then I left, never to return.

      Thank you,
      Bill Moore

    • kikz2

      all the contracts would be given to black/female contractors 🙂 just imagine how wonderful it could be….. mooshelle could personally ribbon cut all the openings…….

  • Zaporizhian Sich

    If I was to surround my house with a moat, I would stock it with some exotic fish such as electric eels or piranhas.

    • Frank Morris

      Hungry gators and water moccasins are nice too. Snapping turtles make a lovely addition to the diversity of moats!

      • Zaporizhian Sich

        Where I live, you can find lots of alligators big enough to be man-eaters, water moccasins and snapping turtles that weigh as much as 300 pounds. In Florida piranhas also are know to exist along with 20 foot plus long Burmese pythons.

        • Fathercoughlin

          They have lots of 300lb LAND maneaters too: I just saw one the other day name Shaniqua!

        • Perhaps Florida fish & game officials should allow a no-limit, no-permit 365-day open season on the pythons. Reptiles are my favorite wild food, after only salt-water fish.

          • Zaporizhian Sich

            I like fresh and salt water fish, but cannot say I’ve ever eaten reptilian meat. The Pythons in FL are probably not good eating, and they are also capable of killing and eating adult human beings. In Burma, people go missing because of them.

          • Frank Morris

            I’ve had rattlesnake & gator. Not bad, but despite what they tell you, does NOT taste like chicken!

          • The biggest Burmese python ever caught was 49 feet. It was completely disgusting. It is still at a zoo in Thailand.

            If I was allowed firearms, I would want a 12-gauge side-by-side for those, and I would cut it down to the minimum legal length.

          • Feed them staked cats and then take their heads off with a 12-gauge.

    • Jim

      Funny you should mention that. I just saw the new spiderman movie last night and there’s a scene where black guy Jamie Foxx falls into a tank of electric eels. Doesn’t work out well for him.

      • Zaporizhian Sich

        The great thing about electric eels is they can put out 650-volt plus shocks, and they swarm in the water. Therefore their electric shocks are more than enough to kill a man, especially since they swarm in the water resulting in a victim being shocked multiple times, each jolt in and of itself lethal. Piranhas have teelh that cut like steel, they are so sharp some Amazonian tribes use them for shears and scissors. Moreover, they are surprisingly enough are eaten by people, like many other predatory fish are.

    • Alucard_the_last

      And I would temp them into going into the moat. I would just throw a piece of KFC in the water and watch 100 of them dive in for the goods.

  • smedley

    Rockfish season has begun.

  • Conrad

    I have long believed that blacks cannot swim well because of their denser muscle & bone density. Notice that they don’t do well, if at all, in the Olympic water sports.

    • Dale McNamee

      They do well in running though…

      • Conrad

        You are right about that. Now… let’s give them a reason to run.

    • Rhialto

      Take a good look at swimming champ Michael Phelps in swim trunks. He has body fat percentage under 10%. I doubt if he can float, but he can certainly swim. In my case, I was muscular and could not float, but I could swim. After I tore my shoulder up, I could not swim well. What did I do? Basically, I stopped swimming.

      Blacks’ irresponsible behavior causes Black water accidents.

      Physiological note: Blacks do not have high muscle density; they tend to store fat intramuscularly instead of under their skin. This is a Black adaption for cooling. At the other human extreme, Eskimos store fat hypodermically for insulation.

      • Conrad

        You might be wrong about that last part. Schools for Radiologic Technology teach that a greater technique (think power setting) is needed to perform an optimal exam when the patient is black. I admit that the difference is only slight, but that is what was taught. At least back in the olden days. Here is something more up to date.

        Osteoporosis has been defined as a systemic skeletal disorder characterized by compromised bone strength predisposing to an increased risk of fracture. The clinical consequences of fracture include short- and long-term morbidity as well as increased mortality. Several authors have examined data from the Health Care Financing Administration and noted that fracture risk, particularly risk of hip fracture, is higher in whites than blacks in both sexes; the most recent published data reported an age-adjusted annual incidence rate for hip fracture of 10.1 and 4.1 per 1000 in white and black women, respectively, and 4.3 and 3.1 per 1000 in white and black men, respectively. Other analyses estimated the actuarial risk of hip fracture of persons age 65 by age 90 to be 16.3 and 5.3 percent in white and black women, respectively, and 5.5 and 2.6 percent in white and black men, respectively. This lower incidence of fractures among blacks has generally been explained by greater bone strength among blacks, although differences in non-skeletal risk factors for fracture, such as falls, cannot be completely excluded. Data from the Study of Osteoporotic Fractures (SOF) and the Baltimore Men’s Osteoporosis Study (MOST) show that, in both sexes, blacks have higher adjusted bone mineral density than whites and a slower age-adjusted annual rate of decline in bone mineral density. Genetic, nutritional, lifestyle and hormonal factors may contribute to these ethnic/racial differences in bone strength.

      • John R

        A person’s trunk is mostly hollow. Arms and legs are mostly bone. Blacks have long legs and arms compared to the trunks of their bodies. That makes them well adapted to running and jumping, but poor for swimming. Whites, by contrast have long bodies compared to their legs. Look at Michael Phelps; he has these physical traits on the extreme. As to blacks having “more muscle mass” that is bull! All of the strongest weight lifters in the world have been White men. I wish people on this website would stop repeating the same old negro supremacist propaganda.

        • Our long torsos are a cold weather adaptation. This becomes much more notable among Inuit and Siberian Chukchis. The Japanese, Ainu and Nivsks are intermediate between whites and Eskimos. I am 3/16 Amerind, and at six feet even, I wear a 32 inch trouser inseam. One of my old friends is completely white, though English, and at 5’11” has a 34 inch inseam.

          Reduction of the length of the limbs conserves body heat by reducing the surface area relative to volume.

  • DeMarquise Elkins

    Water be like Zimmerman !

    • Frank Morris

      Black churrens drowning be like Trayvon getting murdered by dat white-hispanic creepy a$$ crackah!

  • CourtneyfromAlabama

    Can anyone explain why blacks enjoy wearing full clothing at the beach? They get in the water like that too….kids and all.

    • r j p

      It’s free and the laundromat costs money?

      • Dale McNamee

        LOL !

    • Dr. DA

      They are afraid of getting to dark from the sun!

      • Dale McNamee

        You’re correct, Dr, DA!

        There’s a skin color game played by blacks amongst themselves where the darker the skin, the lesser one is… The lighter,the better…

        And we’re called “racists” and “bigots” !

    • In the woods, they are afraid of bears. They’re sissies.

      • Dale McNamee

        That would explain why I don’t many black toddlers with teddy bears…

        • One also doesn’t see them with their fathers.

          • Dale McNamee

            True, very true…

        • ThomasER916

          I’ve seen them with my teddy bears. *calls police*

      • Zaporizhian Sich

        I would give anything to see the color drain out of their face in sheer fright if they found themselves face to face with the bear our ancestors had to, the Giant Short Faced Bear. An average male probably weighed around 2,000 pounds and they stood twelve feet tall on their hind legs. LIke the Polar Bear, they were carnivorous, probably the biggest mammalian carnivore that ever lived in North America.

        • That’s disgusting, but there is a big T. rex at the museum in Denver. It looks like the end of the world. The thought of that thing prancing about like a bird is a bit disturbing.

          • Zaporizhian Sich

            T. Rex turns out to have had even worse company, such as Spinosaurus. Picture a killing machine the length of a tractor-trailer truck, with a six foot long jaws packed with ten inch teeth. Unlike T. Rex, Spinosaurus had fully functional front limbs that had a reach of eight or nine feet, each finger tipped with what you would call a meat hook up to fifteen feet long. It apparently was capable of hunting in the water as well as on land, but the huge sail on its back was also a vulnerability for it.

    • SoulInvictus

      Someone else answered similarly below, but they are indeed correct.
      A. It would make them darker, which the vast majority of them avoid like the plague.
      B. It plays merry hell with their hair, chlorine even moreso.

      All reasons I grew to love the beach. Despite the tanning, it naturally bleaches the crowds to my liking.

    • John R

      Please, don’t say that. Do you really want to see blacks in skimpy beach clothes? Good, then don’t complain over the one positive thing they do, by covering their ugly selves.

  • CourtneyfromAlabama

    Anything that allows cheap or free recreation has become overrun by minorities. It is a shame.

    • Zaporizhian Sich

      Yup, you got that right. Cheap and free means wall to wall minorities, and a cue for whites to be elsewhere lest the waste matter hits the fan. It always does when they gather in number, and I for one do not want to be in the crossfire.

      • The pool here is owned my my homeowners’ association. We call the police and press criminal trespassing charges when we see non-residents there.

  • gregCall

    The only public pool that was anywhere near the town I grew up in was always more of a monument to the locals resistance to “civil rights groups”. Back in the 60s a small town near us had an Olympic sized pool installed in the city park, blacks immediately sued to have access, when they won the case someone dynamited the bottom out of the pool and the city refused to rebuild it.

    As much as I always loved that, recently around 2000 they built a pool at the high school that was open to the public when the school was not in session. Surprisingly you will almost never see any blacks there and even though the town is overrun with illegals and their children, very few of them go there either. So it seems dynamiting the pool although a great symbolic gesture, probably didn’t accomplish much.

    If they had left the pool open and intact blacks wouldn’t have used it and maybe as an added benefit a few would have even drowned.

  • Apartheid_DC

    Water/chlorine messes up the hair-dos too much…and the dos are costly.

    • Who Me?

      I do wonder how black women on public assistance can afford to pay upwards of $300 or more for their “hair hats” and $60 for a full manicure with fake nails, and the designer clothes they wear and the fashion name purses they carry their EBT cards in.

      • cherrie greenbaum123

        Blacks don’t have to be frugal when the cash is coming out of the white man’s wallet.

        • Einsatzgrenadier

          This was all part of LBJ’s highly successful strategy to secure the black vote for the Democratic party for the next 200 years. The evil party have rewarded the blacks with so much free cash and food, it’s no wonder they have significantly higher obesity rates than whites!

    • cherrie greenbaum123

      Dey spen a fawtune on dey hey.

  • Frank Morris

    Absolutely! I ws at the AT&T store the other day purchasing a new phone. A Mexican huisband and wife came in with about five children. The parents acted oblivious to the children running wildly throught the store, interrupting people who were goinbg through the long drawn out process of selecting phones, giving miles of info to the clerks, etc., but worst of all, the little angels were busily tearing up boxes of new merchandise – beats speakers, bose headphones, etc., and then tearing up the products themselves. In twenty minutes the little snot factories must have destroyed several thousands of dollars worth of formerly valuable merchandise. I pointed this out to the staff, and they just shrugged. Scared to say a word.

  • Who Me?

    My grandpa was of the “old school” and taught me to swim by throwing me in the deep end of the local pool when I was about 4 years old. I learned to swim, though I know now without a doubt I was in no danger. He wouldn’t have let anything happen to me.
    I don’t think body fat has anything to do with it, I float like a cork, always have, even as a child and I was very undersized for my age and underweight even for my height as a child. As far as I have been able to determine it has something to do with bone density. (Plus, I’ve seen a good many “hefty” people, both white and black that sink like a rock if placed in deep water.)

    • John R

      Hey, you may have a point! We can set up a program that involves teaching all African American children to swim by throwing them all into deep water! Yeah, that’ll solve the problem. (Of course, you notice I didn’t say exactly WHAT problem it would solve, LOL.)

  • Bill Moore

    Hello,

    Wow! More good news.

    In other news, the Africans are fighting each other fiercely in Africa. Let’s send boatloads of small arms and machetes there to arm both sides. And whichever side is losing, give them more small arms and machetes.

    Thank you,
    Bill Moore

    • dcc2379

      I know this makes me rethink putting a moat around my house ….

  • Moe

    I’ve been saying fire is racist for years since it targets black homes in northeast winters more than white homes. Now you’re telling me that water is racist too?

    • Chasmania

      The H2O, like the po-po, be hatin’ on the bruthas.

  • garwalf

    Commenters shared similar experiences again and again of seeing black kids running and jumping into the deep end of pools and then immediately starting to drown because they don’t know how to swim. I just can’t wrap my head around that. But I guess it’s a black thing and I wouldn’t understand.

    • Bill Moore

      Hello garwalf,

      You didn’t see me in the background telling them that there was a watermelon under the water in the deep end of the pool.

      Bill Moore

    • John R

      The same thing happens when apes fall into water, btw. Hmmm, you think there is a connection here?

  • MooTieFighter

    I agree; however, you know they are in standby mode waiting for us to come up with some plan to once again “help” them.

  • MooTieFighter

    I still don’t get in a pool around blacks. There is just something about being in the water with them that I can’t take. I get this germ/grease/oil phobia in my head and can’t relax. Of course, I never bring attention to it, but I always make some excuse to avoid it.

    • cherrie greenbaum123

      They just look dirty.

    • John R

      Don’t blame you.

  • Diana Moon Glampers

    Doing some real groundbreaking research over there at the CDC.
    You can always figure out the hustle if you read carefully; they conclude that the drowning rate drops off after age 5 because whites get swimming lessons. That’s a pretty big assumption for a federally subsidized study. Do they actually know what percentage of white kids get swim lessons? Doubt it. But clearly the hustle here is $ for every little black kid to get swimming lessons. They mostly still won’t, but free lessons will be available, and another large troupe of scammers will get rich setting up the program.

    • kikz2

      i’m sure there’ll be many many urban pool building projects begun by mooshelle to alleviate this problem w/the PTSD crowd.

  • chuck_2012

    I think black children have more bone density than white kids plus more muscle mass which makes them more prone to sinking. plus the blacks are afraid of the water as a whole and swimming is not a big thing for blacks. I would suggest they setup sprinklers in the black communities and just have the kids run thru them to cool down. let the whites be the swimmers.

    • PvtCharlieSlate

      They already have sprinklers in the hood. They’re called fire hydrants.

  • kikz2

    …that’s because no caring adult has bothered to teach them to swim, no caring/responsible adult is actively watching them (it’s kids’ jobs to kill themselves, and parents’ job to stop them) and noone cares whether they kill each other or not, and they will…..

    • John R

      Good point. Loving parents take their children swimming, to the Y, etc. That leaves black parents out.

  • dcc2379

    That is because water is racist. I think Arne Duncan and Eric Holder should convene a national blue ribbon panel to see why water’s action cause a disparate impact. Maybe the Tea Party or the new KKK, the Republican Party, unfairly influence water to harm minority children more than whites. Water should be held to the same standard as law enforcement, those who also have a disparate impact on blacks. Of course, in all situations, blacks are mindless victims, conscripted by fate.

  • paul marchand

    Blacks have higher muscle density, higher bone density, less fat content, as a whole.
    Wait….we can’t say that…..that means they are different ?

    • Zaporizhian Sich

      I’m sure to the sharks, and crabs they taste like chicken since they apparently more often than not cannot swim.

      • Not true. My understanding is that humans taste like pork.

        • Zaporizhian Sich

          Well that is because Homo Sapiens is the most parasite ridden mammal on the face of the Earth, or nearly so. Darkies are even more so.

      • Saggin Gin

        Sharks won’t eat darkies because they think it’s a whale chit in the water.

  • Kai is your guy

    I was a sailor in The U.S. Navy; and, the fact that most Blacks avoid water was axiomatic. During basic training, those Blacks who couldn’t pass the basic requirements for ocean survivial were passed regardless. Most of the Whites took to the water like the fish naviagting the sea.

    • Tarczan

      Didn’t BO make some initiative to get more darkie special forces? I wonder how they’ll rig the swimming part. At the local foot races I sometimes see darkies, but never at the triathlons.

  • Fathercoughlin

    Hey Warren Buffett and Bill gates ,you’re always blubbering about how you want your money to go to charity!Well I’ve got an idea:Swimming pools for our dear minirity youth. Swimming pools. Thousands,nay,millions! Let every child be cool on those hot summer days!!!.

  • Fathercoughlin

    Theyre so busy defecating and trying to cop a feel of da womenz they forget to breathe!

  • Fathercoughlin

    And Dreamers will help us compete with China! (And we will need the help as all the Chinese immigrants are stealing our technology and giving it TO China!)

  • John R

    Isn’t that what “Jimmy the Greek” said? They lack the buoyancy?

    • NoMosqueHere

      what they lack in buoyancy they make up for in vibrancy.

  • Strike_Team

    The title of this article reminds me of something I was involved with years ago, something I will describe in general terms.

    One of the most interesting “capers” – to me anyway – that I remember having to cover was an incident at a pool run by the city during the summer (it was at a local Junior College). There were actually a few white kids who would go to the pool, the majority of the kids who went there back then were black. One black “youth” in particular used to terrorize the younger children, especially the white children, he was 17 at the time, most of the kids at the pool were between 6 – 14 years of age. This punk had already given us trouble over the years – his mother was also well known to us, a junkie and prostitute. Outside the pool, before it would open, he would beat the younger kids, steal their money, all the usual stuff.

    One very hot August day, a very small white kid, he was 12 and I have to reiterate he was small, very small for his age, he must have weighed about 70 lbs, this kid was tired of getting beat up. He noticed the much larger bully standing next to the deep end, leaning over the water, trying to talk up some young girls. He ran up, pushed the 17 year old into the water and then he booked. The white kid knew the bully couldn’t swim a lick.

    The 17 year old black thug almost drowned. The lifeguards at first didn’t notice him flailing about, or they didn’t want to notice. All I will say is that no one could find any evidence or proof the little white boy had pushed this knuckle-dragger into the pool. If you know what I mean. I should mention that even black kids who saw what happened couldn’t say who it was that pushed this pillar of the community into the murky depths marked “12 ft”.

    The white kid apparently stayed away from the pool after that, based on the advice of some police officers who might have found his attempt at cleaning up the overall situation at the pool amusing. He and his family were moving out of the area anyway, headed somewhere in Orange County. It must have taken a lot of guts for a kid that small to run up and push the bully. The 17 year old was over 6ft tall and about 175 lbs at the time. But he was idiotic enough to be standing right at the edge of the pool.

    The thug was killed three years later during a robbery along with one of his cohorts and unfortunately one of their hostages. If only he hadn’t been saved at the pool.

    • Tarczan

      What a lovely story, thanks for posting it.

    • SpawnTaviousJackson

      When white males are pushed too far, even the smallest and frailest ones amongst them find something inside them they never knew they had. When that something is let lose, their actions are not governed by conscious decision.

    • SpawnTaviousJackson

      I hope the hostage that was killed was also a negro

  • Screamin_Ruffed_Grouse

    There’s a motel near Pittsburgh at which my wife and I like to stay when we’re in the area, laregly because of its large indoor pool. Almost always, if we go swim in the evening there are families of blacks in there, and the scenario is always the same: a whole bunch of little ones splashing around the shallow end; GG keeping them roughly corralled; all dey mamas up on the deck in dey swimsuits without a drop of water on them; grown males (if any)

  • Time to put a pool at your home ..

  • MBlanc46

    Blacks are stupider and more likely to engage in risky behavior than whites. I’m not surprised that they die by drowning more often than whites. I’d be surprised if they didn’t die in other forms of accidental death more frequently than whites.

    • Zaporizhian Sich

      They shoot themselves all the time too. In my city, a black thug stuck a cocked and locked.45 caliber 1911A1 handgun in his pants, and shot one of his testicles off. He of course was the laughing stock of the police and a lot of others, he could have neutered himself totally but fate had something else in mind. He was a felon who did jail time for having the gun, but the judge did not have to enforce the OTHER law he broke, namely there’s no fixing stupid.

    • SpawnTaviousJackson

      but they die in swimming pools that are often shallow enough for them to stand up in. There was a story about a black child drowning in a cruise ship swimming pool, in water that it could stand up in, and in the midst of other fambly members.

      • MBlanc46

        That must be the stupidity at work.

  • Alucard_the_last

    Humans are the only primates that swim which is probably why negroes drown. They don’t take to water.

  • Hadenough

    They have heavier bones. Duh. It’s one of those racial differences the politically correct media doesn’t want to mention. Remember we’re all the same. We just have different paint jobs on our skin.

    • benvad

      Is that really true? I saw tons of Brazilian pretos and pardos that could swim like fish. Maybe this is an American Bantu phenomena.

      • benvad

        Ryan, I think the problem is that not being the best is resulting in drowning.

  • A Freespeechzone

    Who cares?

  • FlaVet

    I have an idea! We build moats around all the crime ridden ghettos. 100 feet wide and 40 feet deep. It’ll create work and jobs and keep the bruthas locked in. Then we’ll see how it can work on the southern border too.

    • Zaporizhian Sich

      Don’t stop there, stock the waters with critters like these and keep chumming the water with blood, because blood in the water incites them to swarm and strip a man or animal down to the bone literally.

  • NoMosqueHere

    Almost all of them are drowning in a sea of stupidity and ignorance.

  • benvad

    Let’s go for a dip!

  • We go to the library on Montebello St. shortly after lunch on weekdays. The black kids are in “skoo” during those hours.

  • George Clark

    Please read “Ceremony” by Leslie Marmon Silko.

    • Anon

      That’s a great idea……do in fact read works by Silko and see how that particular work “Ceremony” is an outgrowth of various COMEDIC short stories about alcoholism and based on sick indian beliefs that the white man and his culture were created by an evil witch.
      Like most tales of racism by white people, the idea that “injun” done just been mistreated is a bald faced lie. The truth of which involves lots of conflicts around their bad behavior.
      Get drunk…attack someone…get arrested….must be racism by white cops.
      Today, the SHAME of the American Indian is blatant and for all to see. Given their own nations, underwrit with the white man’s tax money, they do nothing, produce nothing, are nothing except dens of vice, gambling and corridors for drug trafficking.

      • George Clark

        I give you props for having read “Ceremony.” Been a long time since I had read the book. Thinking back on it–your comments about the book are pretty correct. I hope that you understand that when I read “Ceremony” I was working on an MA in English Lit, and was hanging around with nothing other than lib professors and students. It’s hard to get rid of that baggage.

        I can’t help but feel sorry for the characters in “Ceremony,” but–yes, recollecting my thoughts on the book, they pretty much brought it on themselves. Though I do have sympathy for the characters.

        Sorry for picking a fight with you. Hard to get rid of the liberal mindset, friend, even when you have been out of touch with academia for many years. I would hate to think of what conclusion I would come to these days if I re-read “Almanac of the Dead.”

        I don’t like your anti semitic comments, but then again I guess you don’t like my pro Indian comments. Fair enough. Again, sorry for picking a fight. You did jog my memory enough to realize that I was wrong about the Silko novel.

  • ElComadreja

    You can bet they’re urinating and defecating in that water without a second thought.

  • Saggin Gin

    Lil Tyrone can’t just stuff a whole bucket of fried goodness down its chicken hole and then jump in the pool. He must wait 30-minutes after eating or risk drowning.

  • Garrett Brown

    Now that’s funny.

  • JJCULLEN

    Where I grew up the shore front opposite the housing project was a ghost town all summer, while the adjacent beaches were mobbed

  • I don’t think it’s heavier bones. It’s just that their current WIC-collecting mama’s ex-boyfriend or whatever guardian doesn’t have the attachment to the lil brutes that a white parent does for their children. Thus they don’t watch them as carefully. They don’t spend the $ to make sure that there’s a child-proof safety net around the pool. They don’t watch them like hawks when they go off and play. Hence when they fall into a pool, there isn’t anyone around to pull them out.

    • Moe

      Plus there is no welfare to cover public pool admission fees, is there?

  • E. Newton

    This story makes me want to volunteer at an inner city pool as a life guard. If I could save just one black child, my life will have been worth living.

  • Brian

    Swimming pools are a much greater danger to black children and teens than they are to other kids, a new government study shows.
    ===
    Wouldn’t the kids and teens be _endangering themselves_ around swimming pools, knowing full well they don’t know how to swim? Whoops, I forgot, blacks don’t have agency. Things just happen to them.

    • Moe

      Plus the yutes always seem to be goofing off, creating mayhem and shenanigans everywhere, including at pools. Increases chance for accident or injury. Maybe that’s why city pools often don’t open, rather than the “city funding” reasons??

  • Brian

    Does this mean we could build an underwater city and they couldn’t follow us there?

  • SpawnTaviousJackson

    Learning how to swim requires effort and the ability to think. Blacks do not expend effort except in one particular area, that area is any action that involves the degradation of or violation of another. When it comes to degrading and violating, either through theft, abuse, violence, rape, vandalism etc, they show endless reserves of previously untapped energy. Swimming though, does not involve the violation of others, so blacks have no motivation concerning learning how to swim. The decision to learn how to swim also requires FORETHOUGHT, something else in which blacks are genetically deficient.

  • ZetaFunction

    1. Black people generally don’t live in areas where swimming is available, needed or valued. So, they don’t learn the skill.

    2. Black people are generally more negatively buoyant because of the larger percentage of denser fast-twitch muscle cells and the greater bone density they have. Because of this, in the Olympics all the short distance runners are of west African heritage, and all the swimmers are white or east Asian.

  • SpawnTaviousJackson

    His analogy is flawed because he compares one species to another. What comes naturally to one species does not automatically come naturally to another species. Different mammalian species have vastly different natural abilities.

  • SpawnTaviousJackson

    It doesn’t elicit concern, it elicits….schadenfreude

  • SpawnTaviousJackson

    To the tune of Danke Shoen sung by wayne Newton

    Schadenfreude
    I’ve got schadenfreude
    the rock fish harvest
    has me over joyed
    Little “Twan”
    sank and now he’s gone
    now we are one less
    gheto mess
    no more breeding
    no welfare feeding

  • SpawnTaviousJackson

    I live in a community that is about 99.9999% white, thank God. There are several lakes and ponds around here. There was a drowning a couple of years ago ,but it was of a recent moslem immigrant and his son. Can’t say I was bothered by it, I was more schadenfrueded than anything else. I was bothered by a local storekeeper who was trying to collect money for the widow, you know, with that little can on the counter thing. I knew this store owner was an arab, but he had told me he was a christian from lebanon, after that I thought he was lying, I don’t go there anymore. I had seen the “widow” walking around , kind of weaving around actually, in one of those burkas, all black, head to toe, just slit holes for eyes, a few days after the event. I think she was drunk.

  • SpawnTaviousJackson

    the special olympics