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On Thursday night, Simone Manuel made history as the first African-American woman to win gold in an individual swimming race ever. But as I waited anxiously for her gold medal ceremony, NBC quickly shuffled to other races that were going on and severely delayed her medal ceremony for almost an hour later. And while an […]

August 11, 2016 at 1:00 PM

By now you’ve probably heard all about how Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas didn’t have her hand over her heart during the national anthem at the medal ceremony on Tuesday. Everyone started wondering and speculating. Douglas issued an apology via Twitter. #GoUSA❗️ #TeamUSA❗️ #FinalFive❗️ ???????????????????????????????????????? pic.twitter.com/vzhFZxYOWb — Gabrielle Douglas (@gabrielledoug) August 10, 2016 She didn’t offer an explanation […]

If you’ve been watching the Olympics like I have, it’s been fun and definitely a joy to watch. But one thing that’s become more and more apparent to me is the way that newscasters approach a woman winning. Of course there is the initial congratulations, but within seconds of most of the women winning, the […]