iOS app Android app

Alice Coachman

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...