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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...