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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...

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...