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Military's Ban on Nappy Hair

Irene Monroe | Posted 07.13.2014 | Black Voices
Irene Monroe

African American female servicemembers comprise the highest percentage of women in the military.

THIS Is The Actress Who Will Play Gabby Douglas In The Story About Her Life

Posted 09.16.2013 | Black Voices

After making history, and penning two books about her life, there's now a biopic in the works about the amazing (albeit short) life of Olympic gold me...

A Chat With Ted Gibson -- The Affable Rock Star of Hair

Linda Harding-Bond | Posted 09.02.2013 | Style
Linda Harding-Bond

Ted Gibson is a critical force in the beauty industry. As a master hairdresser who coifs the heads of Hollywood glamour girls from Anne Hathaway to Kerry Washington to Angelina Jolie he is in high demand


Posted 05.03.2013 | Media

Martha Stewart reportedly had quite the awkward run-in earlier this week with Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas. The New York Post reported on F...

PHOTOS: Gabby Debuts New 'Do

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 03.15.2013 | Black Voices

Our favorite Olympic gold medalist was on hand Sunday for the 2013 Golden Globes. That's right, Gabby Douglas stepped out in style for the glamorous H...

WATCH: Teen Asks Gabby Douglas To Prom

Posted 12.19.2012 | Sports

A high school senior is putting all his prom eggs into one golden basket. According to ESPN, New Jersey teenager Leon Purvis asked two-time Olympic go...

WATCH: Quite Possibly The Best MHP Segment, Ever

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 12.11.2012 | Media

Well, this was just adorable. MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry hosted Olympic gold medalist Gabrielle Douglas on her Sunday show but told viewers th...

WATCH: Gabrielle Douglas Opens Up On Absent Father And Racism

Posted 01.02.2013 | Black Voices

Olympic gold-winning gymnast Gabrielle Douglas has released a memoir where she discusses some of the struggles she's faced in her life, including her ...

PHOTO: Gabby Douglas Shines On ESSENCE 'Women Of The Year' Cover

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 12.13.2012 | Black Voices

Remember when we shared the behind-the-scenes video of Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas getting glam for ESSENCE's December issue? Well, we finally...

Fierce Factor!

By Gabrielle Angelica Abesamis and Breana Brill Gabrielle and Breana are juniors at Niles West High School. They are student reporters for The Mash...

The U.S. Gymnastics Team Visits 'Big Brother'

Posted 11.11.2012 | TV

This week on "Big Brother" (Sundays at 8:30 p.m. ET and Wednesdays and Thursdays at 8 p.m. ET on CBS), two houseguests will meet five very fierce and ...

Gabby Douglas Proves That Gold Really Is Her Color

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

WHO: Two-time Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas WHAT: The gymnastics star proudly waved as she walked onto "The Tonight Show" earlier this week....

High Drama On The Balance Beam

Posted 08.07.2012 | Sports

Aly Raisman understands. Better than most, the U.S. gymnast should comprehend how Catalina Ponor feels after losing out on an Olympic medal in the wom...

3 Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Olympic Gold Medalist Gabby Douglas

Erica Nicole | Posted 10.06.2012 | Small Business
Erica Nicole

What can small business owners learn from the young Olympian's journey to gold? Here are three lessons that every entrepreneur can medal in!

Gabby Douglas Comes Up Empty On Uneven Bars

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 08.07.2012 | Sports

Gabby Douglas can't win them all. Finishing last in the field of eight competitors in the women's uneven bars final, the U.S. gymnast couldn't add...

WATCH: Dominique Dawes Gets Emotional About Gabby Douglas's Win

Posted 08.03.2012 | Black Voices

Before this week's gold-winning performance by the U.S. women's team, only one African-American female had ever earned an Olympic gold medal in gymnas...

Young Olympic Hopeful Could Make History

Posted 08.29.2012 | Black Voices

Aptly nicknamed "Flying Squirrel," 16-year-old gymnast Gabrielle Douglas defies gravity, a feat that might make Olympic history at this summer's games...