Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Three Black Speed Skaters Headed to the Olympics


Maame Biney, Shani Davis and Erin Jackson are all headed to the 2018 Winter Olympic Games...

Shani Davis, who was the first African American to win an individual gold at the Winter Olympics, qualifies for his 5th straight year.

Maame Biney, the first Black woman to qualify for Olympic speed skating and Erin Jackson, who has only been speed skating for 4 months also qualified for a spot on the US Winter Olympics team.









13 comments:

L. Eller said...

Damn! Speedskating for 4 months and an Olympian? Amazing! And "they" try to tell us our genes are "defective" or "inferior." HA!

dreadee said...

I'm rooting as always for everyone black, African, African-American, Negro....YOU NAME IT!!!

Niyabinghi/ObeahWomanWarrior said...

Yasss Nubians let's get it!!!

Anonymous said...

God damn. Is there anything that AA's cannot do? Well done Erin.

Anonymous said...

Awesome! Was a Debi Thomas fan (figure skating).. Jamaica bobsled, there was a Black guy in the Luge. Remember Shani from last Olympics, I believe

Anonymous said...

R in NYC says
We slay in any sport. They try to stop us but we still prevail.

Anonymous said...

Four months? C'mon now you gotta give it up! Awesome sauce! See this the shit right here that make me SAY It Loud I'm Black And I'm Proud!! Dammit!

Oh yea middle fingers UP to H&M

Indi_flo said...

Yess yess!! Get it y'all!!

Anonymous said...

Let the shenanigans...I mean games begin (I’m calling it early, one of’em gonna fnck up, watch).

Just an observation said...

Wow, wow, wow, wow! They killed it! They are awesome! Talk about such humility with all this talent. We just kill it in damn near every sports genre.

Anonymous said...

Say it loud...I'M BLACK AND I'M PROUD

Anonymous said...

Yes Y'all!!! And WE will be watching & cheering.
Get'em

Anonymous said...

Congrats to these young black Olympians.
Would be nice if some of us can start 'killing it' in academics, the sciences, technology, et al.

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