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Alice Coachman Davis, 1st black woman to win Olympic gold, dies
WSFA 12 ^
| July 14, 2014
| WALB News Team
Posted on 07/14/2014 8:18:02 PM PDT by EveningStar
ALBANY, GA (WALB) - Alice Coachman Davis, the first black female to win Olympic gold, died Monday. She was 90 years old.
Coachman Davis suffered a stroke in April, and died at an Albany hospital Monday morning.
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TOPICS: History; Society; Sports
KEYWORDS: 1948; alicecoachman; alicecoachmandavis; goldmetal; obituary; olympics
Eternal memory. May she rest in peace.
Interesting. God bless her!
posted on 07/14/2014 8:29:56 PM PDT
by the OlLine Rebel
(Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Federal-run medical care is as good as state-run DMVs.)
posted on 07/14/2014 8:34:29 PM PDT
by Liberty Valance
(Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
posted on 07/14/2014 8:36:45 PM PDT
(Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
“Davis made history as becoming the first black woman to get an endorsement deal. She signed with Coca-Cola in 1952.” Particularly interesting. Rest in peace.
Gone to greater glory. RIP Alice.
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