Most importantly, the impact made by many black athletes in various competitions who performed at the games.
Check out this gallery of our 9 favorite athletes from Olympics past and find out what they’re up to now.
The first person on the list is the man pictured above, Michael Jordan.
Gold medal at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games; gold medal at the 1992 Barcelona Olympic Games (national team)
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