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.

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 […]

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 […]

With the games in full swing, check out some of the best moments so far.

In this edition of GRIFF’s Prayer, GRIFF is dealing with some questions he has about the Olympics. After watching Michael Phelps land a major win for the USA, he wondered about all of the athletes who made it all the way to the Olympics this year but didn’t win. Those athletes are still some of […]

What happened to Dominique Dawes? What’s Jackie Joyner-Kersee doing these days? Find out what your favorite past Olympians are up to!

See every Black Team USA medalist at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

See how the ladies of the ‘Final Five’ won their Gold medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics.