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Golden Champions

By Erick Johnson, Chicago Crusader While some smashed records, others made history. Some turned into overnight trailblazers by becoming the first Black in their sport...

Blacks power America to the top in Rio

By Erick Johnson, Chicago Crusader The gold rush is on. On Wednesday, a trio of sistas from America executed a clean sweep in the 100-meter hurdles...

The Golden Simones’

By J. Coyden Palmer, Chicago Crusader You can expect the name Simone to become the most popular name among African American baby girls over the...

African-American makes history by winning silver medal in Fencing

By Christine Brennan, USA TODAY Daryl Homer, the son of a single mother from the Virgin Islands who became fascinated by fencing when he saw...

BLACK AND GOLD: Blacks ready to dominate Rio 2016 Summer Games

By Erick Johnson and J. Coyden Palmer, Chicago Crusader Gold always looks good on black. Together, they radiate the dominance and grace of a dynasty. From...

Rio 2016: the diverse women’s gymnastics team is great. But it...

By Jenée Desmond-Harris, vox.com In the lead-up to the Rio Olympics, the United States women’s gymnastics team is generating excitement for two main reasons: First, as...

It’s official: Gabby Douglas gets her very own Barbie doll!

By T. R. Causay, blackdoctor.org Gabby Douglas is already at the top of her game: the Olympian has two gold medals to her name, plus...