Evolution of Black Artists, Athletes, & Entertainment

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In 2002 Vonetta Flowers became the first black athlete to win a gold medal at a Winter Olympics. African Image, Sport Icon, Black Artists, Winter Olympics, African American History, Black Power, Black History Month, Athletic Women, Female Athletes

Trailblazing Black Women in Sports

Historically, black women in sports faced double discrimination due to their gender and race. A number of African American female athletes have emerged as

James Edwards: Renowned Film & Television Actor Known for Role in Home of the Brave Black Actresses, Black Actors, Black Celebrities, Classic Actresses, Actors & Actresses, Celebs, Hollywood Cinema, Hollywood Icons, Classic Hollywood

James Edwards: HOME OF THE BRAVE (1949)

Last summer, for a film review and interview show TV pilot I co-hosted, I interviewed Oscar winner Louis Gossett, Jr. in his Malibu home. We talked about the late actor James Edwards. My parents introduced me to the work of James Edwards when I was a kid. Dad loved his performance in the 1949 race drama, Home of the Brave. Dad was an Army sergeant serving overseas in the segregated troops of WWII. Based on a play by Arthur Laurents, this WWII drama was a Stanley Kramer production addressing…

American track-and-field athlete Jesse Owens won four gold medals at the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games. His long jump world record stood for 25 years. 1936 Olympics, Berlin Olympics, Summer Olympics, Jesse Owens Biography, Olympic Track And Field, Track Field, James Cleveland, American Athletes, American Sports

Jesse Owens

American track-and-field athlete Jesse Owens won four gold medals at the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games. His long jump world record stood for 25 years.

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Jackie Robinson Posed batting of Brooklyn Dodgers Jackie Robinson – (National Baseball Hall of Fame Library) Nationals Baseball, Baseball Players, Jackie Robinson Day, Spike Lee, Sport Photography, White Photography, Baseball Photos, Black Artists, Photo Black

Jackie Robinson

Jackie Robinson's pioneering legacy still resonates throughout the game of baseball today.

The 20 Most Influential African-American Athletes Who Changed Sports Forever Wilma Rudolph, African American History, American Women, American Story, American Athletes, History Posters, Olympic Gold Medals, Inspirational Posters, Black Artists

The 20 Most Influential African-American Athletes Who Changed Sports Forever

Black History Month has come and almost gone, but this writer wants to pay tribute to the brave men and women who have advanced their race and fellow minorities both athletically and socially through their amazing careers...

Who's familiar with boxing? How about some of the old-school boxers? Have you ever heard of Joe Louis? Check out the Black History Month Featuring Joe Louis. Joe Louis, Max Schmeling, American Boxer, American Art, Professional Boxing, Heavyweight Boxing, Where Is The Love, American Athletes, Boxing History

Joe Louis

African American boxer Joe Louis, who reigned as world heavyweight champion from 1937 until 1949, is regarded as one of his sport's all-time greats.

What do people think of Muhammad Ali? See opinions and rankings about Muhammad Ali across various lists and topics. Mohamed Ali, Oui Merci, Thanos Avengers, Self Defense Tips, Float Like A Butterfly, Boxing Champions, Real Champions, Pose For The Camera, Mike Tyson

Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali was a heavyweight boxing champion with an impressive 56-win record. He was also known for his brave public stance against the Vietnam War.

Briana Scurry saved a crucial penalty kick to help USA defeat China in the World Cup. An American hero, a female hero, and an African American hero. African American Heroes, Penalty Kick, Fifa Women's World Cup, Female Hero, Black Artists, Athletic Women, Female Athletes, Soccer Ball, Black Men

Trailblazing Black Women in Sports

Historically, black women in sports faced double discrimination due to their gender and race. A number of African American female athletes have emerged as

Laila Ali, the daughter of legendary boxer Muhammad Ali, is now a successful boxer in her own right. 1988 Olympics, Long Jump, High Jump, Jackie Joyner Kersee, Flo Jo, Heptathlon, Laila Ali, Venus And Serena Williams

Trailblazing Black Women in Sports

Historically, black women in sports faced double discrimination due to their gender and race. A number of African American female athletes have emerged as

Maritza Correia' (born December is an Olympic swimmer who became the first Puerto Rican of African descent to be on the USA Olympic Swimming Team. She also became the first Black United States swimmer to set an American and World swimming record. 2004 Olympics, Summer Olympics, History Icon, Olympic Trials, American Athletes, Olympic Swimming, American Legend, Swim Team, African American History

Trailblazing Black Women in Sports

Historically, black women in sports faced double discrimination due to their gender and race. A number of African American female athletes have emerged as

Venus Williams celebrates her semi-final victory over Maria Sharapova at the 2005 Wimbeldon Championships. Williams went on to beat Lindsay Davenport to win the championship. Body Electric, Black Artists, Autoimmune Disease, Athletic Women, Female Athletes, Natural Healing, Arthritis, Health Benefits, Sjogren's Syndrome

Trailblazing Black Women in Sports

Historically, black women in sports faced double discrimination due to their gender and race. A number of African American female athletes have emerged as

A child prodigy on the piano and organ, Billy Preston started his career backing gospel singer Mahalia Jackson in the at the young age of Rock Music, My Music, Doom Generation, Mahalia Jackson, Billy Preston, Music Writing, Blues Artists, Light My Fire, One Night Stands

Billy Preston | Biography, Albums, Streaming Links | AllMusic

Find Billy Preston bio, music, credits, awards, & streaming links on AllMusic - A brilliant keyboardist and a hitmaking force in…

Jackie Joyner Jumping Hurdles During Heptathlon Olympic Trials 2 1988 Olympics, Jackie Joyner Kersee, Heptathlon, Olympic Trials, Oufits Casual, Female Athletes, Women Athletes, American Athletes

Trailblazing Black Women in Sports

Historically, black women in sports faced double discrimination due to their gender and race. A number of African American female athletes have emerged as