Black History Month – Feb. 15: George Poage

I love the Olympics. Especially the summer Olympics, so this was an interesting fact to me:

He was the first African American to win a metal in the Olympics. He won a Bronze metal in 1904 in the 400 metal hurdles.

http://www.answers.com/Q/Who_was_the_first_African_American_to_compete_in_Olympics

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Author: MIH

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