track and field
SOURCE: Black Perspectives
Remembering Wilma Rudolph, the “Queen of the Olympics”
by Scott N. Brooks and Aram Goudsouzian
"Maybe most important, Rudolph was a real Black woman, not a stereotype. The Olympics lent her a special platform at a unique moment in American history, and Rudolph capitalized upon it with grace."
SOURCE: Running Magazine
Peter Norman: Unsung Hero of the 1968 Olympic Protest
The Australian sprinter stood in solidarity with Tommie Smith and John Carlos at the Olympics in Mexico City.
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