Athletes

Black Women Athletes Photo Gallery

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Black Women Athletes Photo Gallery and related media

Althea Gibson TIME Magazine Cover

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Althea Gibson TIME Magazine Cover

Althea Gibson Won Again!

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Scroll through a timeline about Althea Gibson from the Library of Congress.

Althea Gibson broke barriers

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Article explaining the accomplishments of Tennis Player, Althea Gibson.

H.R. 4130 (112th): Althea Gibson Excellence Act

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A bill proposed to award posthumously a Congressional Gold Medal to Althea Gibson, in recognition of her ground breaking achievements in athletics and her commitment to ending racial discrimination and prejudice within the world of athletics.

Roberto Clemente

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Bio of Roberto Clemente from Latino Sports Legends web site.

Great Athletes: Roberto Clemente

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Bio of Roberto Clemente from Salem Press

Roberto Clemente's Gifts From the Heart

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Article about Roberto Clemente from Scholastic.

Sports in America

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Web site for the US Embassy to Germany all about sports in America and the role they play in our culture.

Athletes, Alcohol and Steroids: What's Wrong with this Picture?

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New research has indicated that school athletes, both male and female, are at a greater risk of abusing alcohol and steroids than non-athletes. The video and print package explain why the risk is greater (media images, advertising alcohol with sports events, peer pressure), and how knowledge about the problem can be a first step in reducing athletes’ alcohol and steroid use.

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High
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Athletes, Alcohol and Steroids: What's Wrong with this Picture?

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