This Week in Black History West Edition

This Week in Black History

Feb. 8, 1986

Stanford student Debi Thomas becomes the first black skater to win the women’s singles of the U.S. National Figure Skating Championship. In 1988, she captures a bronze medal at the Winter Olympics, becoming the first black person to medal in any sport at the Winter Olympics.

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