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Black History Month: Olympic Gold Medalist And Tulsa Native Kenny Monday

Posted at 9:04 PM, Feb 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-06 22:12:23-05

Today's influential African American we're highlighting for Black History Month is Kenny Monday.

The Booker T. graduate is a wrestling legend and three-time Olympian.

Monday is also the first African American to win an Olympic gold medal in freestyle wrestling.

He is currently one of four American wrestlers in history who has won junior nationals, the NCAA , world championships and the Olympic games.

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