Simone Manuel, 20, made history last night by becoming the first African-American woman to win the Olympic swimming gold medal. While we know she is an amazing swimmer, there is so much more to know about her.

We're halfway through the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio and Black women are the breakout stars at this year's competition.


With the games in full swing, check out some of the best moments so far.

@kwellscomm News & Sports Issues of local education; a police-action shooting in the city; help in feeding our senior citizens; and Trump ‘walking it back’ again as his party moves into the offense…lead Indy and national headlines after a historic night for Team USA in Rio. Good day to you as the Indiana State […]


Simone Manuel made history at the 2016 Rio Olympics last night.  Manuel became the first African-American to win a gold medal in an Olympic swimming event. 20-year-old Manuel upset world-record holder Cate Campbell of Australia, and tied with Penny Oleksiak of Canada for gold in the 100-meter freestyle event.  The two of them currently share the […]


Three black coeds swept the 100 yard freestyle the 2015 Women’s Division I NCAA Championship this weekend—making history, reports NBC blk. The two top spots…