Fort Meade, Md.--9/24/17-- Olympic silver medalist Maritza Correia McClendon, right, helps O'Neill C

Fort Meade, Md.--9/24/17-- Olympic silver medalist Maritza Correia McClendon, right, helps O'Neill Cornish, 9, of Capitol Height, learn to float. Correia McClendon, the first black female swimmer in the 2004 U.S. Olympic team, conducts a swimming workshop at Fort Meade for minorities and low income families. African American sorority Sigma Gamma Rho, of which Correia McClendon is a honorary member, has partnered with USA Swimming to teach more African-American children and adults to swim. Kenneth K. Lam/The Baltimore Sun hs-sigma-gamma-rho-swimming Lam
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