The first African American woman to win a gold medal was Alice Coachman of Albany, Georgia who won the high jump event at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London.
Some African-american female tennis players are Venus & Serena Williams, Angela Haynes and Jamea Jackson.
Charlotte E. Ray
She was the first female African American millionaire. She created a hair product line for African American woman.She also got married at 14 and was pregnant at 18.
Lee Lai Shun
Kerri Strug Actually that was 1996
The blond is Nastia Liukin, the Olympic gold medalist in gymnastics from 2008.
Who was the first African American woman basketball player?The first African American female basketball player to be drafted by the NBA was Lucy Harris in 1977. She was from New Orleans, Louisiana. Ms. Harris was also a silver medalist from the 1976 Olympics.
Dominique Pegg. A Canadian athlete.
Ondina Valla in 80 meter hurdles at the 1936 Games in Berlin.
Charlotte Cooper in women's singles tennis at the 1900 Games in Paris.
An African American female
us woman wrong!!!!!! its Wilma Rudolph
Alice Coachman in high jump at the 1948 Summer Games in London.