Jackie Joyner-Kersee

Maya Angelou, Josephine Baker, Fontella Bass, and Jackie Joyner-Kersee are just a few that come to mind — and they’ll soon be honored as a collective for making contributions to the culture by way of The Griot Museum Of Black History’s latest initiative.

Mass Mutual and NewsOne join together to present 28 dynamic people that make up the diverse tapestry of Black History. For the entire month of February, Black History Month, we will feature one Person of the Day and highlight their lives and achievements. Jackie Joyner-Kersee (pictured) made her mark as an athlete, becoming the first American to win […]

The Olympic Games have long inspired emotional moments. When you think about the dedication, tireless hard work, and sacrifice that could culminate in a medal, the emotions that can surface for us all are truly heartfelt. We are reminded that behind the triumphs and heartaches lies a degree of athleticism that is unmatched and each […]