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14-Year-Old Basketball Prodigy Becomes The First African American National Spelling Bee Champion
14-Year-Old Basketball Prodigy Becomes The First African American National Spelling Bee Champion

This is “Akeelah and the Bee” personified! According to CNN , Zaila Avant-garde made history as the first African American contestant to win the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Avant-garde won all 93 editions of the 2021 competition. After navigating her way through words like “querimonious,”...

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