"Just being a Black woman made me at risk," Allyson Felix
The Olympic track star racked up her 12th gold medal, her first as a mom, securing the most golds in world championships history.
Nike Suggested Six-Time Olympic Gold Medalist Allyson Felix Was Worth 70 Percent Less After Getting Pregnant
In a revealing op-ed for The New York Times, Felix says that becoming a mom made her less valuable to the major athletic retailer.
"Every day I sit with my daughter in the NICU and watch her fight. Every day she gets stronger and more beautiful."