As the London Olympics are now in full swing, we are anxiously gathered in front of our TV sets to witness the greatest athletes performing on the largest possible worldwide stage.

At this time, it is appropriate the we take a moment to salute the African American athletes who have triumphed over tragedy and extreme adversity to provide the world with indelible images and moments that live in our hearts even to this day. Here are the 10 best black moments in Olympic history.—terry shropshire

Pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11