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Women Are Making History At The 2018 Winter Olympics

The athletic competition drawing participants from around the globe, the Olympics are the arena where countries put their best athletic talents on display. With everyone …

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Maame Biney Becomes The First Black Woman To Qualify For The U.S Olympic Speedskating Team At 17

At 17, Maame Biney has her eyes set on making history and spreading her black girl magic. She has become the first black woman to …

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Nigerian Women’s Bobsled Team Qualifies For 2018 Winter Olympics

The Nigerian bobsled team makes history before the 2018 Winter Olympic games begin. The women’s bobsled team will be the first team representing Nigeria, during …

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Olympic Fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad Celebrated With Her Own ‘Shero’ Barbie

Olympic Medalist Ibtihaj Muhammed made waves during the 2016 Olympics in Rio, inspiring many as the first U.S. Olympian to compete in the games wearing …

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Bobsledding Star Aja Evans Reflects On Career, Looks Ahead To 2018 Winter Olympics

Bobsledding star Aja Evans stole people’s hearts (and minds) in 2014 when she posed for ESPN’s The Body Issue, completely naked with …

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Olympic Gymnast Laurie Hernandez Slays On Dancing With The Stars Season 23

Laurie Hernandez is a 16 year old American artistic gymnast, who is now shining on Dancing With The Stars  along with …

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Say ‘Hello’ to the Man Behind Usain Bolt’s Winning Picture

Cameron Spencer is the man to thank for Usain Bolt’s trending Olympic winning flick.

The Australian photographer “took a risk” after rushing to …

2016 Rio Olympics Stadium Will Be Used To Educate Over 2,000 Students

This year’s Olympics games have brought us some great competition, which we’ll certainly remember (cc: Simone Biles, Michael Phelps, Usain Bolt, etc.). But more than …

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Gabby Douglas & Simone Biles Cover August Issue of Teen Vogue

Two clear representatives of #BlackGirlMagic have to be olympic superstars Gabby Douglas and Simone Biles. That’s why Teen Vogue decided …

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African Refugees Look To Make History at 2016 Olympics

Most elite athletes dream of competing at the Olympics in hopes of wining big; however, Popole Misenga and Yolande Mabika are hoping this dream will …

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Live Civil Thinking Cap: Aja Evans Shares Her Journey to Defying the Odds

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LIVE CIVIL: How did you defy the odds as an African American female in a sport we …

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Boxing In The Competition: The First Women’s Olympic Team

Historical feats are happening everyday.  This month, it belongs to the feat of women boxers.  After longing for the opportunity …