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Jackie Joyner Kersee

Highest, Fastest, Furthest

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 04.20.2014 | Sports
Jill S. Tietjen

February brings us the Olympics in Sochi and Black History Month. That leads us to honor African-American women athletes through history who have won Olympic medals and brought them home to the U.S.

Twenty Athletes Who Are Changing the Way We Eat

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 09.29.2013 | Green
Danielle Nierenberg

Athletes are acutely aware of the power that food has over the human body. When they're not training or competing, many of them are doing their part to make sure that no one is limited by hunger, malnutrition, or obesity-related health problems.

What Is Your Empathy IQ? How Did It Get There?

Jacqueline Joyner-Kersee | Posted 05.04.2013 | College
Jacqueline Joyner-Kersee

I have learned that empathy may not be a natural reflex for each of us, but it can be developed and nurtured over a lifetime. Learning to flex my empathy muscle made me stronger. It helped shape me into a leader who listens.

Our Favorite Olympic Style Wins ... And A Few Fails

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Every four years the world gathers eagerly to watch the summer Olympics, and second only to the athletic prowess on display is the chance to to see th...

Sasha Bronner

RUN LIKE THE WIND: Los Angeles' Fastest Girl | Sasha Bronner | Posted 03.21.2012 | Los Angeles

When high school students experiment with extracurriculars, they're usually exploring college options or discovering lifelong hobbies. But when Allyso...

American Woman: 15 Trailblazers Vogue Left Off Their List

Lesley M. M. Blume | Posted 11.28.2012 | Style
Lesley M. M. Blume

At this time of year, for those in the fashion industry, "going to the Met" has nothing to do with spending a lazy day in the galleries, admiring Byza...

Oprah's Making Olympics Trip, What About Obama?

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Oprah's trying to land another big get. The talk show queen will travel to Denmark next week to lobby International Olympic Committee...