Erin Jackson Makes History With Her Gold Medal!
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February 13, 2022

The first Black woman to medal in speed skating is Erin Jackson, and it was gold!

I know, I know, there's that other sports thingie happening tonight, but THIS HAPPENED TODAY, TOO, and it's incredible! Boundless congratulations and gratitude to Ms. Jackson for representing the United States with such strength, speed, and class.

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