Black & Gold: Black Girls Who Rocked the Olympics!

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  • Venus and Serena Williams | Black Girls Rock 2012
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  • Paige McPherson | Black Girls Rock 2012
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  • Gabrielle Douglas | Black Girls Rock 2012
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  • Bianca Knight | Black Girls Rock 2012
  • Carmelita Jeter | Black Girls Rock 2012
  • Tianna Madison | Black Girls Rock 2012
  • Serena Williams | Black Girls Rock 2012

Paige McPherson

Shirking our athletic stereotype, U.S. Olympian Paige Mcpherson won the bronze medal in the Women's -67kg Taekwondo Bronze Medal Finals against Franka Anic of Slovenia in the 2012 Summer Olympics. 

(Photo: Hannah Johnston/Getty Images)

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