Olympics

How Olympic Bobsledders  Elana Meyers Taylor and Aja Evans Protect Their Skin And Hair From Winter Freeze

How Olympic Bobsledders Elana Meyers Taylor and Aja Evans Protect Their Skin And Hair From Winter Freeze

by Joane Amay   Feb 23, 2018

For Olympic bobsledders Elana Meyers Taylor, who recently won an Olympic silver medal (the third medal of her career!) at the 2018 Olympic Games... Read More

The Black Olympians: Class of 1936

The Black Olympians: Class of 1936

by Ronda Racha Penrice / Urban News Service   Aug 18, 2016

Gymnast Simone Biles. Swimmer Simone Manuel. Shot putter Michelle Carter. All three won gold medals at the Rio 2016 Olympics in sports not typically... Read More

Usain Bolt Feature

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

by Melissa Kimble   Aug 15, 2016

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   Aug 15, 2016

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