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A black Italian athlete was wounded in the eye when an egg was hurled at her Monday, the latest of at least nine attacks since Italy's anti-migrant government took power.

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Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton joins a small number of Black quarterbacks who made it […]

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For the last two years, Lakers legend and five-time champion Kobe Bryant has been plagued […]

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Jack Johnson When he beat Tommy Burns for the world heavyweight championship in 1908, Johnson became […]

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A report released through the University of Pennsylvania's Graduate School of Education shows that most of the schools in the NCAA's six major sports conferences have weak graduation rates for African-American male student-athletes...

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SLIDESHOW - Every four years we watch the Olympics Games with excitement as America's greatest athletes compete against their best international competitors for a chance to bring home the gold...

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