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Baby Names Inspired by the Olympics—That Aren’t Simone

Name your baby girl after one of these four black women who killed it in Rio

The world may be (rightfully) obsessing over the Simones—Olympic champions Simone Biles and Simone Manuel. But…

By Alisa Gumbs

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Gabby Douglas is Essence Magazine’s Cover Girl

The teenage Olympian is all smiles

Gold medal-winning Olympian Gabby Douglas graces the cover of Essence Magazine’s Women of the Year…

By Demetria Irwin

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Cullen Jones on Olympic Fame, Fashion and the Ideal Woman

Cullen Jones is more than just the 'good guy' on the Olympic swim team

Cullen Jones is more than just the ‘good guy’ on the Olympic swim team

By Demetria Irwin

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