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 […]

The XXXI Olympiad commonly known as Rio 2016, was inspiring to so many all over to the world.  While most of us got motivated to get off our butts and get active Columbus native Marc Thomas took his insertion in an artistic direction. Thomas began painting in the second grade and went on to paint while studying […]

When I played basketball in college there was no WNBA. There were no endorsement deals with women gracing the cover of cereal boxes. The ability to see someone like me on television, someone I could look up to and emulate, was sparse. Cheryl Miller was it for me in basketball and Flo Jo in track. […]

Vashti Cunningham clinched a Rio Olympic berth in the high jump on Sunday and, at age 18, became the youngest U.S. Olympian in the sport since 1980. Cunningham, the daughter of retired NFL All-Pro quarterback Randall Cunningham, finished second to Chaunté Lowe, a mother of three and veteran of three Olympic teams. Inika McPherson was third to round out the […]