LGBT History Month Daily Icons “Robin Roberts”

Celebrating today’s LGBTQ History Month Icon, the amazing Robin Roberts.

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October is LGBT History Month, as B.P continues to Highlight Icons, today’s featured LGBT Icon ~ “Robin Roberts

0001Robin Roberts is an award-winning broadcast journalist and co-anchor of ABC News’ “Good Morning America.” She became an outspoken advocate for cancer research, after being diagnosed twice with the disease. She won a 2012 Peabody Award for her reporting on the issue.

31Zy9wX5twL._SX300_Born in Alabama, where her father was a Tuskegee Airman, Roberts was an athlete who excelled at school. She was a standout on the Southeastern Louisiana University women’s basketball team. The University retired her number in 2011, and she was inducted into the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame in 2012

Early in her broadcast career, Roberts predominately covered sports for Southern television affiliates and radio stations. She joined ESPN in 1990. As a sportscaster, she became well known…

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