Black Athletes We Need to Recognize Before February Ends


Michael Jordan is known as one of the worlds best basketball players and has won Six NBA championships in his career. He entered the NBA after attending the University of North Carolina. He now has one of the most selling sneakers out. He played for the Chicago bulls and currently owns the Charlotte Hornets. Jordan is a legend and till this day he still has die hard fans.


Serena Williams is an American tennis player. She and her sister Venus are both known for how great they are at the sport. Recently Serena has been under pressure after losing a game and was asked if this was the end of her career. She has become an activist during her career as a tennis player. She has won a total of 23 grand slam titles.


Saquon Barkley is a football running back for the New York giants, ironically he is from the Bronx , NY. He played for Penn state before coming to the NFL. His speed is 21.91MPH !


Tiger woods is one of the best African American tennis players the world has seen. As of right now, he was in a terrible car accident that caused intensive injury to his legs , which may mean his career is over. An update on his condition has not yet been revealed, but we do know he was not ready to stop playing golf, however his legacy may continue through his younger son.


Candace Nicole Parker plays for the WNBA team Chicago Sky. She is 6’4 and first began playing in 2008. She attended The University of Tennessee and was the first draft pick of 2008! Parker has won over 20 awards since her career started.



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