Thursday, April 9, 2020

Tag: 2016 olympics

Between Hateful Comments from Some Black Women...

Gabby Douglas has faced harsh criticism at this year's Olympic Games in Rio De Janerio, Brazil, including racist judgment and critiques of her hair...

Gatlin, Rodgers Have Mixed Feelings About Usain...

Usain Bolt’s decision to pull out of Jamaica’s Senior National Championships because of injury has drawn mixed reactions from his American sprint rivals ahead...

Watch: Cal Berkley Gymnast Makes History as...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KzAJR_dOZtE   A University of California Berkeley student gymnast made history by becoming the first Jamaican to qualify for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro,...

Black, Brown Residents of Brazil’s Favelas Say They...

After successfully hosting the 2014 World Cup, Brazil is gearing up for another international tournament— the 2016 Olympics. However, not everyone is happy at...

Over a Million Brazilians Protest Government Spending...

A huge, amorphous, leaderless protest movement of more than one million people has spread across Brazil, hitting more than 100 cities to oppose rising...

Brazil, Colombia Grappling with Racism that Keeps...

For decades, Brazil touted itself as the most racially diverse society in the world, celebrating the idea that there was no racism in Brazil...

Usain Bolt To Go For 3rd Consecutive...

Usain Bolt, the world’s fastest human, confirmed that he plans to defend his titles in the 100 and 200 meters at the 2016 Rio...

Michelle Obama, Gabby Douglas Share Set With...

Olympic darling Gabby Douglas, fresh out of the London Games, landed on Jay Leno’s couch Tuesday night  -- right next to First Lady Michelle...