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Women's Right to Run 19k

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 04.19.2016 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

On May 7, the inaugural Women's Right to Run 19k will be held in Seneca Falls, New York, the birthplace of women's rights.

The First Black Woman To Win Olympic Gold Has Died

Reuters | Posted 09.13.2014 | Sports

July 14 (Reuters) - Track and field star Alice Coachman, who in 1948 became the first black woman to win a gold medal in the Olympic games, died in Ge...

Highest, Fastest, Furthest

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 04.20.2014 | Sports
Jill S. Tietjen

February brings us the Olympics in Sochi and Black History Month. That leads us to honor African-American women athletes through history who have won Olympic medals and brought them home to the U.S.

9 Women From Olympics Past Everyone Should Remember

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 01.30.2014 | Women

Olympics fever is hitting us hard. Between the first ever Olympic women's ski jumping event and the incredible figure skating routines we're anticipat...