by Lauren Williams onFebruary 14, 2013
Local media reports that the victim was Oscar Pistorius' girlfriend, model Reeva Steenkamp, who was found shot to death in his home.
August 10, 2012
Usain Bolt to "close the show" with the 4x100. Claressa Shields wins United States' first-ever boxing gold.
by Helena Andrews onAugust 10, 2012
The 16-year-old gold medalist retains an innocence that most black girls her age don't get to show.
August 8, 2012
The two U.S. medalists and the "favorite" who came in fourth in the women's 100-meter all think they lost out when it came to coverage.
by Deron Snyder onAugust 3, 2012
Loose Ball: She might inspire more black girls to try gymnastics, but that's not the big picture.
August 3, 2012
The veteran black Olympian changes her bio, gets emotional and looks to the future.
by Jeff Johnson onAugust 3, 2012
BlackAmericaWeb's Jeff Johnson says that some of the most interesting London 2012 stories are about "brothers and sisters in sports that traditionally don't see us going for the gold."
August 2, 2012
In today's link roundup: Jackson has been delivering a steady stream of encouragement on Twitter. Plus: Crazy Talk: "I Only Shot a N---er."
August 1, 2012
This week on the Confab: Join Staff Writer Jenée Desmond-Harris as she chats with Associate Editor Brett Johnson and Assistant Editor Akoto Ofori-Atta about The Root's Olympic highlights, John Carlos' black power salute at the 1968 games and the Mississippi church that wouldn't marry an African-American couple.
by Sharief Easterling onAugust 1, 2012
The Huffington Post's Sharief Easterling argues that, although people were outraged, Kobe Bryant was right when he said that this year's men's Olympic basketball team could beat the famous 1992 squad.
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