Cullen Jones on Simone Manuel and the Future of African-Americans in Swimming
Two-time Olympian Cullen Jones knows a little bit about making history at the Games—and also about being a trailblazing African-American swimmer in an overwhelmingly white sport.
Michelle R. Martinelli
Young Black Women Are Making History at the Olympics but Still Have to Put Up with Racist Trolls
The performances of Simone Biles and Simone Manuel were a huge moment for black women in a year desperately in need of positivity.
The VICE Morning Bulletin
This morning, US Olympic swimmer Simone Manuel made history in Rio, the Trump campaign will meet with the RNC to try and plot a turnaround, Russia launches war games in the Black Sea, and more.
Penny Oleksiak Captures Gold, Fourth Medal at Rio in Olympic Record-Setting Time
Oleksiak tied American Simone Manuel in the women's 100-metre freestyle, and the two both made history with the victory.