Kariasa Thomas (pictured) was arrested and charged on Saturday with reckless injury to a child, after 3-year-old Kanyce Giddings (pictured below), who was in her…
via CNN Friends and family of Rodney King gathered in Los Angeles to bid final farewell to the man whose 1991 beating by the city’s police sparked riots after the acquittal of the four officers involved. King was found dead in his swimming pool at his Rialto, California, home almost two weeks ago. He was […]
via CNN Rodney King, whose beating by Los Angeles police in 1991 was caught on camera and sparked riots after the acquittal of the four officers involved, was found dead in his swimming pool Sunday, authorities and his fiancee said. He was 47. Police in Rialto, California, received a 911 call from King’s fiancee, Cynthia […]
COLUMBUS– An Ohio teenager was killed and two others are missing and feared dead after they were pulled out to sea by strong currents in Costa Rica on Wednesday. 17-year-old Caity Noelle Jones drowned after being caught in the undercurrent. 16-year-old James Erick Smith and 17-year-old Kai Steven Lamar were also swept into the sea […]
Seventy-percent of Black kids don’t learn how to swim due to access to pools, lack of encouragement to swim, the effects of chlorine on hair, or simply the fear of drowning. The “Make a Splash” program emphasizes that swimming is a vital skill, rather than a recreational activity.