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Simone Manuel Makes History: 5 Things To Know About The U.S. Olympic Swimmer

Simone Manuel caught the world’s attention when she shattered the glass ceiling at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. The U.S. swimmer became the first African-American…

Simone Manuel Speaks On The Importance Of Being Black And An Olympic Gold Medalist

Simone Manuel made history Thursday night (Aug. 11), when she became the first female African-American swimmer ever to win an individualized Olympic event. Manuel and…

Simone Manuel Becomes First Black Woman To Earn A Medal In Women’s Individual Swimming

Simone Manuel did not come to play with you. The 20 year old Houston, TX native made history Thursday (August 11) by becoming the first African-American woman to earn a…