Tag: Track and Field
Black women excelling as “firsts” in their fields of endeavor.
Tags: CEO & Owner, City of Manassas, Department of Pharmacology & Molecular Sciences, Dr. Namandje Bumpus, Ezinne Okoro, Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Jaiya Patillo, Johns Hopkins University, Junior Olympian, mayor, Michelle Davis-Younger, Retired Track and Field Olympian, School of Medicine, She's The First, T-Capri Tequila, Tiffany Capri Hainesworth, Track and Field, Virginia
This victory comes a year after being dropped by Nike. In an op-ed article in The New York Times, Felix expresses her feelings towards the brand wanting her to take a 70% pay cut. It seemed that Nike had worries that a pregnancy would decline her performance as an athlete, after declining to agree to a contract to not punish her.
Tags: Allyson Felix, Allyson Felix Breaking Records, Breaking Records, Gold Medal, Nike, Olympic Sprinter Allyson Felix Broke Bolt’s Record Months After Giving Birth, Olympics, Runner, The New York Times, Track and Field, Usain Bolt
President Wayne Frederick chats with one of Howard’s most decorated former athletes who is now Director of the University’s Track and Field Program: David Oliver.
Tags: David Oliver, Howard University, Howard University track and field, President Frederick, The Journey, Track and Field, WHUR