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Originally posted by MrSmith
My guess is because 3 times more black Americans in that age group live in areas that are inner city and far away from swimming sources in compared. Pretty logical if you think about it. You dont learn to swim if you never leave the inner-city or can't afford swimming lessons.
Plus, its typical here to enroll your children in swimming lessons when they are very young. Again, lucky enough to afford it.