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Olympic Icon Flo Jo Raced To The Top and Took Us With Her

NNearly 32 years ago, Florence Griffith Joyner solidified herself as an international sensation. The sprinter, more commonly known as…



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Amira Rose Davis

is an Assistant Professor of History and African American Studies at Penn State University and the co-host of the Feminist Sports Podcast “Burn it All Down”.