Blacks on Ice: African-American Olympians in the Winter Games

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Debi Thomas

Olympian Debi Thomas has won many awards for figure skating. She became the first African-American to win a non-novice title at the 1986 U.S. Figure Skating Championships. Additionally, she won the bronze at the 1988 Winter Olympics, becoming the first African-American to win a medal in the Winter Olympics.

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