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Black History Month: Willie O’Ree, Nzingha Prescod on breaking color barriers

Willie O’Ree broke the NHL’s color barrier in 1958 when he was signed to the Boston Bruins amid the U.S.’s battle with Jim Crow. Nzingha Prescod is an American foil fencer who became the first African-American woman to win an individual medal at the world championships. The two met in Washington, D.C. where they talked about their historic journeys as part of “CBS This Morning’s” Trailblazers series in celebration of Black History Month.
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