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Black History Month

Coach Edna on Weightlifting Bar Basics

Coach Edna coaches the American Muscle powerlifting team that consists of three female athletes and six male ranging in age from 16 to 35.
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A Message from NFL Assistant Coach Jennifer King

A Message about inclusion from NFL Assistance Coach Jennifer King.
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Special Olympics Colorado Athlete Makes History as First Athlete to Co-Chair a Program Board

Mackenzie Beauvais-Nikl becomes first Special Olympics athlete to co-chair a Program board.
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The Continued Push for Inclusion: Black History Month 2021

Black History Month, started by historian Carter G. Woodson, has been celebrated in the United States in February since 1976 as a way to honor the long ignored achievements and contributions made by African Americans.
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Celebrating Black History Month

Special Olympics Board Vice Chair, Loretta Clairborne, celebrates the black athletes who have contributed to the Special Olympics movement.

Meet Latrice Pringle, Snowboarder

Latrice recently became the first African American to race at the Unified Snowboarding X Games competition.
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Achieving One Dream at a Time

Tajha’s tough times have motivated her; now, she’s motivating others.
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A Born Leader: Meet Cindy

Cindy is a Special Olympics athlete who learned to set, reach and exceed her goals through sports. She brings that same determination to the workplace, as she leads an advocacy group for people with intellectual disabilities.

Rodney Hankins and Sam Perkins

Growing up, Sam Perkins and Rodney Hankins developed a close bond playing sports on the streets of Brooklyn, New York, dreaming of becoming world champions. It wasn’t until Sam saw Rodney competing at a Special Olympics event that he realized his friend had an intellectual disability—and his attitude towards people with intellectual disabilities was changed forever.

The Inaugural Washington D.C. Sharkfest Swim Safely Dives into the Unknown

Safety. A word often stressed in order to ensure the well-being of a given individual. A word often recognized as a goal for individuals to attain in their attempts to protect those they care for from hazardous situations.
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