Black gymnasts

Simone Biles became just the second woman in 40 years to win four consecutive national U.S. gymnastics titles, setting the stage for a potential gold medal haul at this year’s Summer Olympics. All eyes will be on Biles as she takes to the world stage in Rio, with some experts saying she could walk away […]

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The national titles are starting to run together for Simone Biles, a three-year blur of near flawlessly executed routines and carry-on cases full of medals. If Biles is being honest, the fourth straight all-around championship she cruised to on Sunday night wasn’t so much a competition as an exhibition and one […]

Black History Month has never been this Black. There’s Beyoncè’s “Formation” video, there was Cam Newton (Say what you want haters, he’s still the MVP) Serena Williams making it to the Australian Open final (she lost, but still)  and Nate Parker’s Sundance Film Festival takeover. (It happened at the end of January, but we’re still counting […]

The 18-year old African-American gymnast continues to have a historic year as she preps for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio.