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In 1950s Atlanta, Alfred ‘Tup’ Holmes Fought To End Segregation In Golf | WBUR "My dad used golfing as a life lesson," Michael Holmes says. "That you have to earn your way. That life is hard, that you have to work at it."

“My dad used golfing as a life lesson,” Michael Holmes says. “That you have to earn your way. That life is hard, that you have to work at it.”

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For Lena Johnson, fencing is mental and fun – New York Amsterdam News What would interest a young woman in participating in a sport that dates back to the early 1400s, and dates back to the 1700s as a competitive one? A sport that traces its roots to swordsmanship for duels and self-defense?

What would interest a young woman in participating in a sport that dates back to the early 1400s, and dates back to the 1700s as a competitive one? A sport that traces its roots to swordsmanship for duels and self-defense?

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Black Woman Set to Make Polo History in Top-Tier Event – Atlanta Black Star HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Shariah Harris says the stares, the inappropriate comments and the whispering that comes with being a Black woman playing polo can be discouraging at times, but it won’t stop her from riding.

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Shariah Harris says the stares, the inappropriate comments and the whispering that comes with being a Black woman playing polo can be discouraging at times, but it won’t stop her from riding.

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The Kentucky Derby’s Forgotten Black Jockeys – History When St. Croix native Kevin Krigger leads Goldencents into the starting gate for the 139th Kentucky Derby, he will become only the second black jockey in the last 92 years to ride in the Run for the Roses. Although African-American jockeys may be a rarity now, they dominated the winner’s circle in the race’s first three decades.

When St. Croix native Kevin Krigger leads Goldencents into the starting gate for the 139th Kentucky Derby, he will become only the second black jockey in the last 92 years to ride in the Run for the Roses. Although African-American jockeys may be a rarity now, they dominated the winner’s circle in the race’s first three decades.

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