The 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London are coming to a close on Sunday, August 12. So far the United States has earned 35 gold, 23 silver, and 25 bronze medals, bringing our country’s total medal count to 81.
theGrio congratulates African-Americans who have competed in the London Games, and recognizes black Americans who have earned medals. The slideshow contains the black stars who won gold, silver or bronze in the 2012 games.
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