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Black Fact of the Day: Wednesday, November 25, 2020 – Brought to you by Black365
November 25, 2020
William Hubbard, the first African American to win a gold medal at the Olympics as an individual, was born Cincinnati, OH, 1903. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: Thursday July 30, 2020 – Brought to you by Black365
July 30, 2020
Three-time Olympian and two-time gold medal winning hockey player Jarome Iginla announced his retirement, 2018. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. Find out more at Black365.com ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: Wednesday July 29, 2020 – Brought to you by Black365
July 29, 2020
Carl Lewis won his ninth and final Olympic gold medal, 1996. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. Find out more at Black365.com ... read more »
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Team USA Awards Honor World Class Athletes
December 5, 2019
With the 2020 Tokyo Summer Games around the corner, the United States National Olympic and Paralympic teams celebrated their achievements through the Team USA Awards presented by Dow. ... read more »
‘No human is limited’: Kipchoge runs sub-2 hour marathon
October 17, 2019
The 34-year-old Kenyan completed the 42.195 kilometers (26.2 miles) in 1 hour, 59 minutes, 40.2 seconds at the INEOS 1:59 Challenge, an event set up for the attempt. ... read more »
Biles aims to write more history at gymnastics worlds
October 3, 2019
Simone Biles has already written her name into gymnastics history many times over. A few more times won’t hurt, though. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: Sept. 28, 2019- Brought to you by Black365
September 28, 2019
Venus and Serena Williams won the Women's doubles tennis Olympic Gold Medal in Sidney, Australia, 2000 ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: June 5, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
June 5, 2019
On this day June 5, 1945, olympian John Carlos, who raised a “Black Power Fist” during the 1968 Olympics, was born. ... read more »
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WATCH: Nike “Not Backing Up What they are Preaching,” Olympian Alysia Montaño Says
May 15, 2019
Olympic runner Alysia Montaño is calling out organized sports and sponsors for allegedly discriminating against pregnant athletes. The seven-time USA champion famously competed in 2014 while eight months pregnant with her first child. ... read more / watch video »
Ailey Troupe Marks 60 Years by Looking Back at its Founder
December 27, 2018
It was March 1958 when an African American dancer named Alvin Ailey, then making his living on the Broadway stage, gathered up a group of fellow dancers and presented a one-night show of his own works. ... read more »
LeBron James and Dwyane Wade Settle the Score with One Last Dance
December 11, 2018
LeBron James and Dwyane Wade culminated a sixteen-year professional basketball relationship, two championships, and two Olympic gold medals under the bright lights of Staples Center on Monday night. With the Lakers’ 105-103 triumph over the Heat, James edged out Wade 16-15 in all-time wins. ... read more »
Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun
October 4, 2018
For movies opening October 5, 2018. ... read more »
Diplomacy toward North Korea is an opening, not a surrender
February 23, 2018
The picture of Vice President Mike Pence standing stiffly next to the trusted younger sister of North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un at the Olympics in South Korea spoke a thousand words. ... read more »
Black History: 50th Anniversary of the Human Rights Salute
February 21, 2018
The 1968 Olympics Human Rights Salute ... read more »
Notable Black Soccer Players in History
February 1, 2018
People throughout the African diaspora have shown off their skills and inspired others with their talents on the field. ... read more »
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