The Olympian says she was forced to take medication that "tortured" her in order to compete against other female runners due to regulations.
In Minneapolis, fans and friends celebrated her history and promising future as one of high school basketball’s brightest minds.
During the Black Women In Sports Brunch held at the Women’s NCAA Final Four host city of Minneapolis, the WNBA player-turned-coach made honesty her mantra upon accepting her award.
During the NCAA Women’s Final Four in Minneapolis, basketball’s brightest stars aligned at the second Black Women In Sports Brunch.
"Rowing, like cycling, hasn't traditionally been part of the HBCU experience, and we want to change that,” said the team’s coach Dr. Janas.
The New Jersey native will lead on-campus recruiting, assist with event coordination, and more, according to HBCU Gameday.
For Black women in sports broadcasting, "we’re reinventing what it means to succeed, and that means being collaborative instead of competitive,” said Ogwumike.
In 2013 Tiffany Fitzgerald founded Black Girls Golf to create a safe space for women and girls to learn, and play at all skill levels.
Tamara Walcott deadlifted a record-breaking 641 pounds, beating her previous deadlift record of 636 pounds.
ESSENCE Black Women In Sports Honors Cari Champion, Jemele Hill And The Off The Field Players' Wives Association
The leading ladies of sports journalism and philanthropy share their journeys in friendship and passion projects at the inaugural brunch.
The ESSENCE Black Women in Sports honorees collectively shatter the crabs in the barrel mentality that’s often created and reinforced in professional environments.
Seniors Trinity Thomas and Nya Reed scored back-to-back 10.0 scores snatching the win over University of Alabama, 197.00 - 196.925.