As it has been, and as it always will be, Black female athletes are the beating heart of sports and continue to set the standard for everyone.

Long before Colin Kaepernick knelt and John Carlos and Tommie Smith raised their fists on an Olympic podium, there was Althea Gibson, Earlene Brown, Wyomia Tyus and Eroseanna Robinson. These women were “firsts” in their sport, which is often a form of activism in itself. Read More