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Sneak Peek: Gabby Douglas Appears On 'Oprah's Next Chapter'

Posted 08.27.2012 | Black Voices

Earlier this month gymnast, Gabby Douglas, made Olympic history as she became the first African-American to win a gold medal in the all-around competi...

WATCH: Gabby Gets Glamorous!

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 08.21.2012 | Black Voices

Gabby Douglas' historic Olympic performance has turned her into America's new golden girl. She's on cereal boxes, murals are being painted in her hono...

Gabby Douglas' Hair: Why Is It Such A Big Deal?

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 08.09.2012 | Black Voices

As the controversy surrounding Gabby Douglas' hair drags on, we're left wondering: how did it get to this point? It's still shocking that while Dou...

Gabby Douglas' Mom Fires Back At Hair Critics

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 08.07.2012 | Black Voices

The Gabby Douglas hair saga continues and now the Olympian's mom is addressing the haters. The folks over at Fashionista.com snagged an interview ...

Gabby Douglas' Mom Fires Back At Hair Critics

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

The Gabby Douglas hair saga continues and now the Olympian's mom is addressing the haters. The folks over at Fashionista.com snagged an interview ...

Olympian Parenting: Lessons For The Rest Of Us

Lisa Belkin | Posted 10.06.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

These parents cheering and grimacing on our flat screens? They are who we hope to be -- an Olympic medal trumps even an Ivy league admission in the parenting sweepstakes -- and they are who we fear becoming -- after all, you can't be a normal family with this kind of hyperfocus on one child.

Gabby Douglas' Mother Filed For Bankruptcy?

AP | Posted 10.05.2012 | Black Voices

NORFOLK, Va. — Court records show that the mother of Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas filed for bankruptcy earlier this year in Virginia. The fili...

'What Kind Of Mom Does A Thing Like That?'

AP | JIM LITKE | Posted 10.03.2012 | Parents

LONDON -- Hold up the gold medal, tell Gabby Douglas' story to a roomful of parents with kids competing almost anywhere, and five minutes later, there...

WATCH: Gabby's Mom: 'I've Raised An Olympian... Wow'

Posted 08.02.2012 | Parents

Sixteen year old Gabby Douglas, won the gold medal in today's women's gymnastics individual all-around. Like many of the parents we've watched during ...