I watched Martin Luther King, Rosa Parks, civil rights and the dismantling of Jim Crow laws unfold on the evening news on television along with every other American household that had a television in their living room.
FloJo won three gold medals in Olympics track and field and set still-unbroken track records but, like J.Lo, FloJo, too, could have been in the movies with looks and body that rival any Hollywood star.
Michelle Obama Wows In Pink Tracy Reese Dress At Democratic National Convention Speech 2012 (PHOTOS)
Michelle Obama captivates us. We are fascinated with her style of mothering, the way she walks and the fashions she wears.
The first two African American females to qualify for an Olympic Games were Louise Stokes and Tydie Pickett, who trained at Tuskegee Institute's track and field program, which began in 1929, one of the nation's first track and field programs for women.
African American women have a long history in the Olympic Games, having qualified for Olympic events since 1932.
The Chinese helped build the American West.