Olympics


 Former U.S. Olympic team member Alice Coachman became the first black woman to win an Olympic gold medal with her win in the high jump in the 1948 Olympics in London.

Obituary: Alice Coachman / First black woman to win Olympic gold

Alice Coachman her pathbreaking athletic career running on the dirt roads of Georgia.

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