Specializing in the high jump, the Albany, Georgia native certainly leaped over all the racism thrown her way. It, controversially, includes one non-African American woman who is a very prominent black actress, that will fight you to the death if you say she's otherwise. Archived from the original on 23 August Caster Semenya the latest female athlete suspected of being biological male". Christine Anyakun UGA Flowers returned to the Winter Games in with the U. Alice Coachman, a star track and field athlete at Tuskegee Institute, became the first black woman to win Olympic gold, setting records with her high jump at the Olympics in London.
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A number of African-American female athletes have emerged as trailblazers in their particular sports over the years, from track and field and tennis to figure skating and basketball. Debi Thomas If you are of a certain age, you might remember rooting for Thomas, partially because she was dope but mostly because you may have never seen a black woman figure skater. Grace Ebor NGR Caster Semenya was chosen to carry the country's flag during the opening ceremony of the Summer Olympics. Today, Dawes is rocking out as a gymnastics coach and motivational speaker. You might recognize Paula Patton from her recent role as the sexy super spy, Jane Carter in that movie with establishing shot music that was borderline racist, "Mission: The New York Times.