African American female Wrestler is Tocarra Montgomery

Tocarra Montgomery is a African American

wrestler. She is from

Ohio and owned 3 national championships.

She has received gold medals in Athens.

The reason she said she got into wrestling

is because her father is in prison.

She’s a senior in college who plans

to be an elementary school teacher

after becoming a gold medalist in the

158.5 pound weight class.

She says that African Americans may

be even more marketable than white

athletes. The sponsors know people

are giving their undivided attention

to Black athletes since they

are doing so well. The Black athlete is popular.

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