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Athlete-activist Tommie Smith Works On Graphic Novel On Life

Olympic gold medalist and civil rights activist Tommie Smith is working on a graphic novel based on his life. The Associated Press Norton Young Readers have...

On the ice, a question: Where are the Black figure skaters?

By Aaron Morrison, Associated Press Before her own Olympic career began, Canadian figure skater Vanessa James had seen Black Girl Magic on the ice. It...

Biles: FBI Turned ‘Blind Eye’ to Reports of Gymnasts’ Abuse

By Mary Clare Jalonick, Will Graves and Michael Balsamo, Associated Press Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles told Congress through tears Wednesday that the FBI and...

The Long Journey Leads to an Olympic Record for Felix

By Eddie Pells, Associated Press She describes herself as “old.” She concedes she wasn’t sure she’d make it this far. There were times, though, when...

Black Women, Across Generations, Heed Biles’ Olympic Example

By Aaron Morrison, Astrid Galvan and Deepti Hajela, Associated Press Naomi Osaka. Simone Biles. Both are prominent young Black women under the pressure of a...