Tag: Track and Field

Black Women Shattering The Glass Ceiling

Black women excelling as “firsts” in their fields of endeavor.

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Olympic Sprinter Allyson Felix Broke Bolt’s Record Months After Giving Birth

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. 

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THE JOURNEY: “David Oliver – Racing for the Prize”

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.

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