Category Archives: Olympics

#2018WinterOlympics: Let the Games begin!

The flame is lit in South Korea and now it’s finally time to hand out some medals at the 2018 Winter Olympics. Whether you want to binge on NBC’s live TV coverage or stream live coverage online at through the … Continue reading

Posted in Current Events, News, Olympics, Open Thread | Tagged , , , , | 65 Comments

HISTORY | Erin Jackson Is First Black U.S. Olympic Speedskater

Go get those medals, girl! Erin Jackson became the first black woman to qualify for the U.S. Olympic long-track speedskating team, finishing third in 39.04 seconds in the 500-meter race Friday in Milwaukee. Jackson joins Maame Biney, who recently became … Continue reading

Posted in #‎BlackGirlsRock, #BlackGirlMagic, Current Events, Olympics, Open Thread, Winter Olympics | Tagged , , , , , , , | 9 Comments