Movers & Makers

Pool: A Social History of Segregation

Season 4 Episode 5 | 28m 45s | Video has closed captioning.

Dive into the murky waters of segregated pools & how they impacted generations of African Americans. Visit an exhibit at the Fairmount Waterworks that explores the connection between water, social justice & public health. Learn about the nation’s first private swim club owned by African Americans that still exists today. Meet a coach whose inner-city swim program inspired inspired a movie.

Aired: 03/31/22

Rating: TV-G

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Movers & Makers is a local public television program presented by WHYY.