Claressa Shields already owns a piece of the history books as the first American woman to win gold in boxing and become the first American boxer (male or female) ever to win gold in back-to-back Olympic Games ...She has inspired her hometown of Flint and women across the world with her story of overcoming a difficult childhood and intense adversity to become the greatest female boxer in the world.
Rex The story of two sisters in Flint Mich.The... Rex The story of two sisters in Flint Mich. The setting is Flint Michigan a town infamous for poverty and crime. At the center of this story are two sisters. Claressa Shields is older than Briana by 18 months. Like most people in Flint the two girls grew up tough. Their dad was in jail for the first half of their lives. Their mother battles substance abuse. In a sad sense its a typical Flint upbringing. Except for one difference: When…
brooklynmuseum: “ Olympic gold medalist boxer, Claressa “T-Rex” Shields, fought her way to the top. Join us for a free screening of the PBS Independent Lens documentary T-Rex, the story of boxer’s rise from Flint, Michigan to the gold.
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