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Watch 17-year-old Maame Biney Become The First Black Woman To Qualify For The U.S. Olympic Speedskating Team

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We don’t always think of women of color when it comes to sports like, say, SPEEDSKATING, but that hasn’t stopped 17-year-old Ghanaian-American, Maame Biney, who recently made history as the first black woman to quality for the U.S. Olympic speedskating team! She’ll compete in the Winter Games in Pyeongchang this February. In case you missed it, watch the thrilling race…

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Simon Biles Is Named AP Female Athlete Of The Year

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Photo: Getty Images Written by Mike Orie of TheConsciousTip.com Simone Biles has had quite an interesting year. From dealing with cyber bullying to winning five Olympic medals. But things just got even better. Continue Reading The Associated Press released its annual AP Athlete of the Year Award, naming Simone Biles Female Athlete of the Year and LeBron James Male Athlete…

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Celebrate #BlackGirlMagic with Gabby Douglas Barbie

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by Tiffani Greenaway of MyMommyVents.com 20-year old Gabrielle Douglas made history in 2012 when she became the first U.S. athlete to win both team and all-around gold medals. She’s also the first black gymnast in Olympic history to become the Individual All-Around Champion. Continue!>>> Gabby made history again just this week, joining the 2016 U.S. Olympic Women’s Gymnastics Team on…

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Spoiled Anniversary + HLN Appearance

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So,  today’s my wedding anniversary.  Hubby and I are celebrating four years of marital bliss, we had Crystal the Boogie sitter scheduled, reservations… the whole nine.  But around 2pm today, after washing and twisting my hair, I received an email from an HLN producer requesting an interview about the Gabby Douglas hair controversy.  While Hubby has been keeping me updated…

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A Day with Future Olympian Jason Richardson

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Saw him on a US Olympics ad yesterday and just had to re-post! Enjoy! ************************************  Original post 11/11/12 Select brands, writers, and influencers were invited out to Los Angeles this week to meet Jason Richardson and to participate in a mini-training session and private dinner event. Fancy, huh?! My reporter in the field, intern and good friend, Jonathan, made the…

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