Shariah Harris, a nurse at Lankenau Medical Center, makes history as the first Black woman to play in the U.S. Open Women’s Polo Championship which kicked off this past Sunday at the Port Mayaca Polo Club, writes Sharon Robb for The Palm Beach Post.
“I think I am always going to get a second look because I’m Black,” Harris said.
“I’ve been given the label ‘trailblazer,’ so if that means me opening doors for other Black women, or women of color, or women who didn’t think they could do it, and I am the one that’s able to break barriers for them to make it through, then that’s good enough for me.”
The nonprofit has produced many talented polo players, including Harris.
Read more about Shariah Harris and the U.S. Open Women’s Polo Championship in The Palm Beach Post.