When it comes to women's sports, many turn a blind eye to their accomplishments. Nevertheless, with the most recent United States Women's National team (USWNT) win at the FIFA World Cup and the noise made at Wimbledon, it's about time we put a little respeck on the names of black women taking their sports by storm.
Here are the 12 black female athletes who are changing their games.
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Ajeé Wilson is an American middle-distance runner who specializes in the 800 meters race. Currently holding the US Record in the event with a time of 1:55.61, Wilson has shown that she does not plan on stopping anytime soon. In 2018, Wilson won the silver medal in World Indoor Championships and won gold at the 2018 NACAC Championships in Toronto and USA Indoor Track and Field Championships. Regarded as one of the rising stars in women's 800m, Wilson is predicted to break more US and International records in the years to come.