Skip to comments.Alice Coachman Davis, 1st black woman to win Olympic gold, dies
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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Eternal memory. May she rest in peace.
Interesting. God bless her!
Rest in peace.
“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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