Erin Jackson is the 1st Black woman to win gold in Olympic speed skating

Erin Jackson became the first Black woman to win the gold medal in speed skating at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing on Sunday morning, Feb. 13. In fact, Jackson is the first Black woman to ever earn any medal in this sporting event, period. The 29-year-old Ocala, Florida, native beat out Miho Takagi of […]

Erin Jackson 1st Black woman to qualify for Olympics long-track speedskating

Only three weeks after Maame Biney made history, there’s now more Black girl magic representing Team USA in this year’s Winter Olympics. Erin Jackson became the first Black woman to make an Olympic team for long-track speedskating on Friday. She qualified in third place with a time of 39.04 in the 500-meter event at the […]

Actress Malinda Williams promotes new talk show, ‘exhale,’ premiering tonight on ASPIRE network

Journalist and media maven Angela Burt-Murray; actress and comedian Erin Jackson; director, writer and actress Issa Rae; blogger, author and TV anchor Rene Syler; and actress Malinda Williams were in Atlanta on Wednesday, June 26 to promote the world premiere of “exhale” a talk show designed to bring honest, entertaining and candid discussion on a wide range of topics affecting African American […]