Game Changer Althea Gibson

For the seventh day of our Black History Month Game Changer series, we highlight tennis legend Althea Gibson.  Gibson was the first black tennis player of either gender to cross Continue Reading →

Game Changer Jack Johnson

In an era where black people couldn’t drink from the same water fountain as white Americans, Jack Johnson became the first black heavyweight boxing champion of the world in 1908. Continue Reading →

Game Changer Jackie Robinson

This February for Black History Month, we at Hardwood Diva will be bringing you a month-long feature highlighting great Black athletes: our Game Changers. First up, Jackie Robinson.  As the Continue Reading →