National Visionary Leadership Project: Alice Coachman

Alice Coachman defied segregation by creating her own high jump training facility with strings, sticks and rags. In 1948, she became the first African-American woman to win Olympic gold. In our continuing series highlighting the lives of important African Americans, co-produced by the National Visionary Leadership Project, Alice Coachman speaks with documentarian Renee Poussaint.



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