This Week in Black History

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Feb. 8, 1986

Stanford student Debi Thomas becomes the first black skater to win the women’s singles of the U.S. National Figure Skating Championship. In 1988, she captures a bronze medal at the Winter Olympics, becoming the first black person to medal in any sport at the Winter Olympics.

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