I guess no one will ask Simone Biles about smiling ever again. The four-time Olympic gold medalist is a favorite on Dancing With The Stars. However, the judges have been critical of her performances and have yet to give her a perfect score. So, last night, Simone was listening intently to a judge’s comments about her performance […]


She's already breaking records at age 12. Usain Bolt better watch out!

Slaying both at the Olympics and on the red carpet, Douglas is now at the helm of a new lipstick line...

Without a doubt the 2016 Rio Olympics was a historic event for African-Americans. Over 28 million people on average witnessed the overload of #BlackGirlMagic daily and if that wasn’t enough, tens of millions streamed the games online, getting an even bigger dose of what black athletes were made of. Check out the individual accomplishments of the black […]

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During the 2016 Olympics in Rio, gymnast Gabby Douglas was constantly criticized. When social media got out of control with mean tweets, fans of Gabby stepped in with #LOVE4GABBYUSA. She’s proved that when people act out on social media, she rises above the criticism. Gabby came away with a team gold medal, and will be […]

In a video that's been circulating on social media, Roker shuts down Billy Bush, who argues that Lochte "embellished" his story.


While the world remains riveted by #Lochtegate, Ryan Lochte‘s fabricated story about being robbed at gunpoint in Rio de Janeiro, it is not the only scandal that has rocked the Olympic Games through the years. Here are 5 Olympic scandals that occurred on and off the field: Ben Johnson  Ben Johnson shocked the world with his […]

Rickey Smiley Morning Show

Black women are kicking ass at the 2016 Olympics and saying how proud I am of them wouldn’t even begin to do their accomplishments enough justice. That said, let’s reel it back in. I don’t mean the celebration, that’s cool. I’m talking about that look in all of your eyes that turned a feel-good TV […]


Haters gonna hate and they have come out in droves to attack Gabby Douglas while she competes at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. Instead of cheering for and supporting the 20-year-old, many have decided to take issue with her hair –just as they did during the 2012 Olympic Games in London. Roland Martin, host of NewsOne Now, called the […]


See every Black Team USA medalist at the 2016 Rio Olympics.


See how the ladies of the ‘Final Five’ won their Gold medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics.