Gymnastics legend and advocate Wendy Hilliard, founder, and CEO of Harlem-based Wendy Hilliard Gymnastics Foundation (WHGF), trained at Detroit Recreation Department and went on to become the first African-American to represent the U.S. in international competition.
Sara Lou Harris was born in Wilkesboro, North Carolina in 1926 to a house painter and a cotton mill worker. Carter died December 16, 2016. Continue Reading →
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