2012 Olympic Games

The Olympics has come to an end and Black America has many accomplishments to be proud of. There was Gabby Douglas becoming the first African-American to ever win Olympic gold in the gymnastic individual all-around and the women’s 4x 100 relay team setting a new world record, as well as the total USA domination on  […]

Huggy Lowdown greets the "self proclaimed store-front preacher" before he jokes about wanting to see big heads and big butts in the platform events. Joking, Kim Kardashian and Tyra Banks would be impressive platform feats, listen to hear his take here,

On Monday night, about 103,000 Grenadians went bonkers after Kirani James won the gold medal in the men’s 400-meter race at the London Olympics. Make that 103,000 Grenadians and one delirious African-American columnist that writes for a certain web site you all know and love.   James, a 19-year-old native of the tiniest island in […]

LONDON (AP) — U.S. middleweight Claressa Shields won the Olympic gold medal Thursday, capping her swift rise to the top of women's boxing with a 19-12 victory over Russia's Nadezda Torlopova. The 17-year-old Shields shuffled, danced and slugged her way past her 33-year-old opponent, showing off the free-spirited style and brute strength that made her unbeatable […]

To me, the silliness over Gabby Douglas’ gelled, less-than-perfectly-permed edges is symbolic of a larger issue. It’s symbolic of how too many of us focus on shallow things, and, in the process, wind up setting unnecessary limits for ourselves. I won’t fill too much space taking everyone back here, but we all know how Twitter […]

Dominique jokes with crew about Lolo Jones disappointing loss in the Olympics, cartoons now being linked to sleep problems in preschoolers. and more on TJMS.

16-year-old Gabby Douglas was not only heckled for her hair, but also now because people believe she doesn't represent America enough in her attire. Conservative black radio host, David Webb, suggested that Douglas and her teammates weren’t showing enough patriotism by not sporting red, white and blue leotards or draping themselves in American flags after […]

After winning gold in the men's 100m, Usain Bolt decided to let loose a bit and hang out with the Swedish Women's handball team. The Olympic champion tweeted the photo above of himself and the women making ‘W’ for "win" hand gestures with the comment, “A gaza we say hmmm mmm." Gaza is a section […]

LONDON (AP) — There was no mystery as to which team Varun Pemmaraju was supporting: His American flag was tied around his neck, the Stars and Stripes floating like a cape behind him. "I was going for the Superman, Captain America-look," said the beaming 19-year-old computer science and chemical engineering student from San Jose, California, […]

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Court records show that the mother of Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas filed for bankruptcy earlier this year in Virginia. Documents filed in January in the Eastern District of Virginia show Natalie Hawkins filed for Chapter 13 bankruptcy, which allows a person to reorganize their finances and pay down debt over several […]

Just in case you missed the hilarious moment, U.S. swimmer Ryan Lochte stood atop the Olympic podium dawning a one of a kind all-American grill. Yes, his mouth was glistening with a bedazzled American flag thanks to a custom creation from rapper Paul Wall and business partner Johnny Dang. “For him to represent us and […]