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20 most influential African-Americans in sports

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St. Pete Times lists sports’ 20 most influential African-Americans:

1. Jackie Robinson
2. Muhammad Ali
3. Jim Brown
4. Jesse Owens
5. Joe Louis
6. Michael Jordan
7. Wilma Rudolph
8. John Carlos / Tommy Smith
9. Arthur Ashe
10. Hank Aaron
11. Curt Flood
12. Tony Dungy
13. Don King
14. Althea Gibson
15. Tiger Woods
16. Magic Johnson
17. Jack Johnson
18. Jackie Joyner-Kersee
19. Harlem Globetrotters
20. Bob Johnson

Go to the St. Pete Times to see explanations.


Written by Symphony

February 22, 2008 at 10:40 am

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  1. Sounds good to me!


    February 24, 2008 at 5:11 pm

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