Usain Bolt Feature

Social Media’s Best (and Funniest) Usain Bolt Commentary

by Melissa Kimble

Team USA has been behind some of the most historic moments at this year’s Olympics (Exhibit A and Exhibit B, among many). But the celebrations... Read More

Gabby Douglas and the Danger of Call-Out Culture

Gabby Douglas and the Danger of Call-Out Culture

by Britni Danielle

I won’t lie. After watching folks rake Gabby Douglas over the coals for everything from her hair and her posture during the gold medal... Read More

Swimming’s Racist Past Makes Simone Manuel’s Win an Even Bigger Deal

Swimming’s Racist Past Makes Simone Manuel’s Win an Even Bigger Deal

by George Johnson

On Thursday, the world watched as Simone Manuel became the first African-American to win a gold medal in an individual swim event, and first... Read More

5 Questions (Plus a Bonus) for Gold Medalist Cullen Jones

5 Questions (Plus a Bonus) for Gold Medalist Cullen Jones

by Madison J. Gray

Cullen Jones won Olympic gold and silver medals at the 2008 Beijing Games and the 2012 London Games, and came very close to making... Read More

As Simone Manuel Takes Gold in Rio, She Remarks on the Violence at Home

As Simone Manuel Takes Gold in Rio, She Remarks on the Violence at Home

by #teamEBONY

Simone Manuel was emotional amid her triumph Thursday night in the women’s 100 meter freestyle swimming competition in Rio. But she also took the moment... Read More

Amazing! Simone Biles Continues Her Domination of Rio Games

Amazing! Simone Biles Continues Her Domination of Rio Games

by Associated Press

UPDATE [August 16, 2016 at 1:53 CST]: Simone Biles just won the gold for the floor exercises bringing her to a total of four gold... Read More

Checking in With ‘The Breakfast Club’

Checking in With ‘The Breakfast Club’

by Ericka N. Goodman

The World’s Most Dangerous Morning Show” is a brash yet telling promotional tagline for WWPR-FM Power 105’s The Breakfast Club (TBC), the New York... Read More

[Watch] Chance The Rapper and Nike Team Up To Cheer on Team USA

[Watch] Chance The Rapper and Nike Team Up To Cheer on Team USA

by Melissa Kimble

What a time to be Black in America. In entertainment we're turning a new leaf. Beyoncé is standing up and speaking out, Carmelo Anthony is... Read More

Marsha Ambrosius Dishes on Love, Pregnancy, and the Real Reason Floetry Split<br />

Marsha Ambrosius Dishes on Love, Pregnancy, and the Real Reason Floetry Split

by Marissa Charles

Marsha Ambrosius is talking about that video—the one that went viral when she posted it to Instagram. In the clip, Marsha is brushing her teeth... Read More