With the 2016 Rio Olympics firmly behind her, Gabby Douglas has focused her attention on becoming a mogul…a beauty mogul, that is. The multiple Olympic gold medalist has teamed up with cosmetics company Beauty Bakerie to launch her own line of fun and flirty lipsticks. Gabby Douglas is setting out to prove life after being […]

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See every Black Team USA medalist at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Simone Biles will make her Olympic debut with vet Gabby Douglas on the 2016 U.S. gymnastics team.

News Teen Vogue is breaking barriers. The publication has hired its first Black editor-in-chief. On Thursday, Teen Vogue announced that Elaine Welteroth has been appointed editor-in-chief. The role was formerly held by Amy Astley. “Elaine, Marie and Phil are fearlessly at the forefront, inspiring young trendsetters with their sophisticated take on emerging fashion, beauty and […]

Gabrielle “Gabby” Douglas stunned the world in 2012 by becoming the first African American in history to win the individual all-around gold medal at the Summer Olympics.  Behind her meteoric rise was a supportive family willing to sacrifice everything for years to help her dream. Now 19, Gabby is ready to do it all over […]

A prodigy from a very young age, Gabby Douglas originally made her mark on the world of competitive gymnastics at age eight. She won numerous state championship titles in her age group throughout her early competitive career. While her star was fast rising in the arena, Gabby and her family faced economic challenges at home […]

Forbes magazine’s list of America’s most influential athletes of 2013,  utilized surveys of U.S. fans by Nielsen and E-Poll Market Research. Tim Tebow  came in at number with Douglas and James rounding out top 10. Lebron has made it clear that his Catholic upbringing has pointed him to understand that God is present everywhere. The […]

Sunday evening, I was sipping on my second glass of  Sangria with my best girlfriend, when we were joined by our brilliant and equally quirky…

Gabby Douglas won gold in the gymnastics All-Around competition Thursday around 1 pm. Less than 24 hours after her thrilling victory … the 16-year-old is on the cover of Corn Flakes. You’ll be seeing a lot of Douglas in the next year. What a great feeling! Make sure to read:Kevin Hart & Everyone Else Lay […]

Hair can be a divisive issue. I was a little girl who wanted to be called pretty in the 1970s. I knew that to be cute you were supposed to have long, lustrous hair. My mother spent endless hours straightening and braiding my hair. As a Catholic school girl, I wore long pigtails with ribbons […]