olympics

Without a doubt the 2016 Rio Olympics was a historic event for African-Americans. Over 28 million people on average witnessed the overload of #BlackGirlMagic daily and if that wasn’t enough, tens of millions streamed the games online, getting an even bigger dose of what black athletes were made of. Check out the individual accomplishments of the black […]

According to police officials, there were 27 shootings that left 12 individuals dead and 48 others wounded.

All the stars were out for the 2016 Video Music Awards—including the U.S. Women’s Olympic gymnastics team. But only four of the gold-medal winners were in attendance. Gabby Douglas was noticeably absent from the big show, for serious health reasons. Doughlas announced that she wouldn’t be attending the VMAs this year with a photos she posted to […]

In a video that's been circulating on social media, Roker shuts down Billy Bush, who argues that Lochte "embellished" his story.

While the world remains riveted by #Lochtegate, Ryan Lochte‘s fabricated story about being robbed at gunpoint in Rio de Janeiro, it is not the only scandal that has rocked the Olympic Games through the years. Here are 5 Olympic scandals that occurred on and off the field: Ben Johnson  Ben Johnson shocked the world with his […]

It's been an intense week for Ryan Lochte and his Olympic teammates after they claimed to have been robbed and held at gunpoint while in Rio.

Black women are kicking ass at the 2016 Olympics and saying how proud I am of them wouldn’t even begin to do their accomplishments enough justice. That said, let’s reel it back in. I don’t mean the celebration, that’s cool. I’m talking about that look in all of your eyes that turned a feel-good TV […]

Ryan Lochte's alleged Rio robbery story just took another bizarre turn.

Haters gonna hate and they have come out in droves to attack Gabby Douglas while she competes at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. Instead of cheering for and supporting the 20-year-old, many have decided to take issue with her hair –just as they did during the 2012 Olympic Games in London. Roland Martin, host of NewsOne Now, called the […]

The two-time Olympian's mom, Natalie Hawkins, says the 20-year-old has been having a hard time dealing with a new wave of social media criticism.