Tuesday, August 23, 2016

WOMAN KNOW THYSELF: BENEFITS Of GOING COMMANDO!!!


HAPPY TUESDAY NNIGHT To ALL of My CRAZY COOL Family, Friends, Frats, Fans, Followers, Frenemies, and FANTABULICIOUSTICAL Funky, Fresh, Fly Folk of ALL Colors, Shapes, Sizes, Flavors, Persuasions, and Denominations!!!

This is a re-post. This is a RE-POST. THIS is a RE-POST.

Yours Truly CCG had been thinking that he had not put up aWOMAN KNOW THYSELF post in quite some time, so; going through the CRAZY COOL GROOVY!!! archives, found this one from SATURDAY, AUGUST 31, 2013; 11:55 PM EST.

CCG was born and raised in NEW ORLEANS, and;  since evacuating New Orleans due to the coming onslaught of HURRICANE KATRINA, now resides in ATLNTA.

The bottom line to that is that the summertime heat in both cities is most UNFORGIVING, and the month of AUGUST really is the HOTTEST MONTH Of The YEAR.

LADIES;

Give yourselves a break!!!

You need to BREATHE. YOU need to let your body breathe, because; Your BODY  needs to BREATHE. Your VAGINA needs to BREATHE.

So without further ado; from 08-31-13 at 11:55 PM; here are some the BENEFITS Of GOING COMMANDO:

HAPPY SATURDAY NIGHT to ALL of My CRAZY COOL GROOVY Luscious Life-Loving Ladies of ALL Colors, Shapes, Sizes, Flavors, Persuasions, and Denominations!!!

LADIES;

To WEAR panties, or; to NOT WEAR panties; that is the question.

How do YOU feel about going sans underwear while in public???

Do you EVER dare to go bare down there, OR; do must you ALWAYS have your privates covered???

Singer CHRISTINA AGUILERA said;
Going pantyless is "empowering,I like to be as free as possible at all times."
During a recent appearance on E! show, FASHION POLICE, Supermodel CHRISSY TEIGEN stated that she never wears underwear.

CHRISSY TEIGEN said;"
I just don't like it, I don't like it.".  
Domestic Goddess NIGELLA claims that she generally doesn't wear underthings.

NIGELLA says;
"I don't need to because I always wear a long skirt." 
Stepping out sans panties is becoming such a fashion move that more and more ladies are daring to give themselves a little air down there.

It is also not just a fashion statement. There are some legitimate healthful benefits that are associated with leaving your undies at home.

BUTT; it is NOT exactly a new trend.

For centuries, women around the world have been bold and breezy enough to go au naturel beneath their clothing.

If you are thinking about joining the COMMANDO CLUB, check out this coverage from COSMOPOLITAN:
COMMANDO PERKS:
Skipping your undies has practical advantages. First, you eliminate that dreaded wardrobe woe, visible panty lines. Second, you’ll never do an emergency load of laundry because you’ve run out of clean underwear.
But it’s also about reveling in your sexy side.

Clinical Sexologist Dr AVA CADELL says;
“Not wearing panties is risqué; you get a naughty rush knowing you’re so exposed. Removing the barrier that shields your intimate anatomy makes you more in touch with your innate sensuality. 
Another benefit to being bare: how it affects your man. Whisper that you’re pantyless and his lust level will instantly soar. Even if you don’t clue him in, he’ll still be burning with desire.

Dr. CADELL says;
“Without underwear blocking your body, a man has an easier time picking up on your pheromones, which are natural chemicals you emit below the belt that make you attractive to guys.” 

GLAMOUR goes in on the Commando Community:

You've heard the whole "let it air out" argument, right???

So should you kick off your undies before bed, or; leave them on???

Blogger LESLIE GOLDMAN says;
"Go commando. Underwear can trap moisture ... and encourage yeast to multiply."
Scientists are finding that bacteria are becoming smarter and more resistant to certain medicines. Thus, more women are having more episodes of YEAST INFECTIONS that are now increasingly more severe.

And, with all the talk about SUPER YEAST, this information should be all that you need to know when you are deciding whether or not to toss your knickers at night.

However, if  even at night you need to be covered; COTTON-crotch underwear are best.

BLACK WOMEN and women of other ethnicities who yearn to be panty-free, but; are BLESSED with a Bountiful Backside, or; women whose vaginas freely lubricate without provocation, or; BOTH, can easily relate to RENAY ALIZE who just wants to LET HER BREATHE.

BARE-DOWN-THERE DRAWBACKS:
Ditching your undies has a few small pitfalls. One minor risk is a rash that can result from the delicate skin down below chafing against your pants. Another is pubic lice, aka crabs — parasites that are usually transmitted via sex but can live on towels and other surfaces.
Going panty-free during your period makes you more vulnerable to infections.

CEDARS-SINAI HOSPIATL OB/GYN Dr. LISA MASTERSON says;
“Anytime you use a tampon, your vaginal opening is more exposed, allowing bacteria to enter and trigger bacterial vaginosis or a urinary tract infection”

What about ordinarry daily discharge?

Dr. MASTERSON says;
Without panties, the inside of your clothes may end up with a slight trace. But it’s not a health risk. “As long as you wash your private parts daily, you won’t increase your odds of developing an infection.”
LADIES;

The evidence seems to point towards at least going panty-free when you go to sleep at night.

So, here you see that it is all at once COMFORTABLE, SEXY, and HEALTHY.

Ultimately though, it is all about personal preference..You can choose to go without underwear as often, or; as seldom as you choose.

The BEST part is - NOBODY HAS TO KNOW... unless you choose to SHARE.

HAPPY WOMAN KNOW THYSELF - TAKE OFF YOUR PANTIES Have A COMFORTABLE, SEXY, And HEALTHY  SATURDAY NIGHT!!!

PEACE, LOVE, And BLESSINGS;

-CCG

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I LOVE 2 EAT #123: TIGER'S CREOLE CUISINE!!!



While STILL visiting home folks in The CRESCENT CITY, on Friday, August 8, Yours Truly CCG decided to try another New Orleans-family-owned-and-operated restaurant located relatively close to Dad's house!!!


TIGER'S CREOLE CUISINE

1612 BASIN STREET
NEW ORLEANS, LA 70116
504.939.0744

MONDAY - SATURDAY: 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM CST

TIGER'S CREOLE CUISINE is conveniently located in the 1600 block of Basin Street, which is one block past the intersection of Basin Street and N. Claiborne Avenue, and; directly next door and to the right of the PRINCE HALL MASONIC TEMPLE, The sign hangs out and over the front door area, so; you will not miss the the sign. However, the front door sits back from the sidewalk, so; you might miss the front door; just like CCG.

TIGER'S is owned and operated by Mr. RENE TIGER WATSON, and has been at that location for the past 11 years. TIGER opened his place right before the onslaught of HURRICANE KATRINA, but; he fought back, and gradually returned to normal operations.

The Dining Room appears to have comfortably spacious table seating for about 35 - 40 patrons, and; upon arrival, each table was covered with a crispy clean white table linen.

Ya Boy arrived at about 4:00 PM to a house that was not very busy with seated patrons, but; Tiger's appears to have a very brisk Carry-Out patronage. From CCG's arrival to departure, the Carry-Out customers kept on coming.


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TIGER'S CREOLE CUISINE MENU is a mouth-watering listing of good old-fashioned Creole/Cajun/Southern GOODNESS.

CCG decided to go with a small cup-size of GUMBO (photo above) as an appetizer, the CATFISH REAGAN (Photo below) as an entree, and; drank Sweet Tea.



The GUMBO starts with deep brown roux that gives you a memorable spicy kick. It is full of traditional Creole seasoning elements such as onion, celery, parsley, oregano, and shallots (green onion). It was meaty, containing well-cooked tender bits bits of beef, sausage, shrimp, and; an actual crab leg.

The CATFISH REAGAN was a tender-flaky Golden Brown fried fillet of catfish covered by a mouth-warming creole-cajun Crawfish Reagan Cream sauce, and resting atop a just-right bed of Al Dente FETTUCCINE PASTA and sliced Garlic Toast.

Catfish Reagan is accompanied by sides of a bowl of Green Peas, and a scoop of chunky-creamy (just the right balance) Potato Salad.

SWEET!!!

CCG has been hearing of TIGER'S CREOLE CUISINE for some time, but; had never seemed to make it there. It was well-worth the trip!!!

Guess what??? Best thing about the experience... CCG was served by Mr. TIGER, himself!!!

GOOD FOOD, GOOD LOCATION, GOOD SERVICE,  GOOD ACCOMMODATIONS, GOOD TIMES!!!

-CCG


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KIDNAP: OFFICIAL TRAILER!!!



ACADEMY AWARD Winner HALLE BERRY stars in forthcoming film KIDNAP, in which she stars as a mother who will stop at absolutely nothing to rescue her kidnapped young son after he is abducted from a playground!!!

KIDNAP is scheduled for release December 2, 2016.

-CCG





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TEAM USA MEN RUN AWAY With 4 x 400 METER RELAY OLYMPIC GOLD!!!



CRAZY COOL GROOVY CONGRATULATIONS goes out to the TEAM USA MEN'S 4 x 400 METER Relay Team of LaSHAWN MERRITT, GIL ROBERTS, TONY McQUAY and ARMAN HALL, for on Saturday, August 20, 2016, bringing home the GOLD MEDAL for the MEN'S 4 x 400 METER RELAY FINAL at the RIO 2016 SUMMER OLYMPIC GAMES!!!

TEAM JAMAICA came in 2nd to take home the SILVER MEDAL, and; TEAM BAHAMAS finished 3rd for the BRONZE.

-CCG




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FALL MOVIE PREVIEW On ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY!!!

Get the 4-1-1 on J.K. FOWLING'S FANTASTIC BEASTS and104 other films scheduled for releaseinn2016 in the ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY: FALL 2016 MOVIE PREVIEW ISSUE!!!

-CCG



FEDERAL ELECTION COMMISSION CRACKING DOWN On DEEZ NUTS, CAPTAIN CRUNCH, & OTHER PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES!!!




The Federal Election Commission is making it harder for you to pull the lever for "Deez Nutz."
The FEDERAL ELECTION COMMISSION (FEC) has recentlynannounced a crackdown on "fake" PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES such as 15-year-old DEEZ NUTSCAPTAIN CRUNCHDIS P*$$Y, and others!!!


The Commission has authorized staff to send verification letters to filers listing fictional characters, obscene language, sexual references, celebrities (where there is no indication that the named celebrity submitted the filing), animals, or similarly implausible entries as the name or contact information of the candidate or committee.
Here's a list of others we expect will soon RIP (Rest in Prankdom):
  • Dat Phat A$$
  • Queen Elsa Ice
  • Beast Mode
  • Butt Stuff 
  • Master Alexander Soy Sauce and Taters Gordh First
  • Limberbutt McCubbins
  • Joe Biden from Trap Queen Avenue
  • Doge Wow
  • Tyrone Longdick

SIMONE BILES On SPORTS ILLUSTRATED MAG!!!



Chocolate-Covered COLUMBUS, OH-native RIO 2016 OLYMPICS Record-Setting Multi-GOLD MEDAL-Winning Gymnast SIMONE BILES shares the spotlight with GOLD MEDAL Record-Setting OLYMPIAN Swimmers KATIE LEDECKY and MICHAEL PHELPS for the cover of SP\ORTS ILLUSTRATED Magazine: RIO 2016 OLYMPICS - The GREATEST!!!

-CCG




Monday, August 22, 2016

#BLACKGIRLMAGIC: First Lady MICHELLE OBAMA On VARIETY MAG!!!

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First Lady #44 MICHELLE OBAMA is the #1 STUNNER in Black and White as she covers the new issue of VARIETY Magazine!!!

-CCG







#BLACKGIRLMAGIC: AVA DuVERNAY & OPRAH WINFREY On THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER!!!


The really good folks over at THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER Magazine managed to get an interview with both Filmmaker ANA DuVERNAY and Media Mogul OPRAH WINFREY to discuss their project, QUEEN SUGAR, their push for INCLUSION (NOT Diversity), dealing with BLACK LIVES MATTER beyond the hashtag, #BLACKLIVESMATTER, and so Much MORE!!!

Here are some interview interludes from THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER: AVA DuVERNAY & OPRAH WINFREY:

Oprah, was it always your plan following Selma to lure Ava to OWN? 
WINFREY I never, capital N-E-two-Vs-A-H, ask anybody for anything. The price you have to pay in return is never what I want to do. So it was really difficult for me to say, "Would you do this for me and for OWN?"
DUVERNAY I made it known in the industry that I wanted to do a show and was being approached by some of the notables that most people would want to do a show with, but when your friend owns a network, you know, it might be good to just go over there. (Laughter.)
Ava, you've expressed strong distaste for the term "diversity," but Oprah has made use of it. How do you both characterize the concept now in terms of the overall conversation in the industry?
DUVERNAY We aren't sitting around talking about diversity, just like we aren't sitting around talking about being black or being women. We're just being that.
WINFREY I will say that I stand corrected. I used to use the word "diversity" all the time. "We want more diverse stories, more diverse characters …" Now I really eliminated it from my vocabulary because I've learned from her that the word that most articulates what we're looking for is what we want to be: included. It's to have a seat at the table where the decisions are being made.
DUVERNAY That was your take on it.
WINFREY When Sidney Poitier came to my school [in South Africa], he gave a gift of 550 movies to the girls. He thought if you watch these 550 movies, they'll be your education for life. He wrote to the girls that his dream for them was to be able to sit at the table of the future where the world's decisions would be made. I realize now that what he was saying is to be included, to be valued as a person who has something to contribute.
As black artists, what responsibility do you feel to include the challenges facing the black community in your storytelling?
DUVERNAY You see integration of Black Lives Matter from the beginning of [Queen Sugar] because it is literally black lives having meaning and mattering in the everyday. With the Black Lives Matter movement, a lot of the focus is on the protest and dissent. I'm hoping to dismantle the public notion — for folks outside of the community — of what Black Lives Matter means. It's really about saying that black lives matter, that humanity is the same when you go inside people's homes.
It is presented in policing and imprisonment, too. 
DUVERNAY There are integrations in terms of the police aggression, echoes of prison and the formerly incarcerated. That is also part of the movement that we try to handle in a way that feels elegant and not hitting you over the head like, "Let's do the rally scene!"
WINFREY Everybody gets caught up in the slogan and the hashtag and the protest. What we're trying to do is get you to feel it. You get to feel it when Ralph Angel [Kofi Siriboe] is putting his son to bed, laying with him and reading a story. Intimacy and connection between a father and son? We've just not seen it [with black characters on series TV].
Can black stories accurately be told by people who aren't black?
DUVERNAY Artists should be free to create what we want. I believe there's a special value in work that is a reflection of oneself as opposed to interpretation. When I see a film or a TV show about black people not written by someone who's black, it's an interpretation of that life.
WINFREY I think it depends upon your level of experience.




-CCG












The N-WORD On LARRY WILMORE!!!

Larry Wilmore moderates "Pardon the Integration" with Rory and Mike
As many of you probably already know, The NIGHTLY SHOW With LARRY WILMORE has been cancelled, and broadcast its final show last Thursday, August 18, 2016!!!

Here is the final segment of PARDON The INTEGRATION featuring MIKE YARD and RORY ALBANESE debating the decades-old topic of whether or not it is ever socially acceptable to use the N-WORD,  PARDON The INTEGRATION: IS IT EVER OK To SAY The N-WORD???

-CCG



BET HIP HOP AWARDS 2016: FULL LIST Of NOMINEES!!!

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It is officially now THAT time the year... time to get ready for the BET HIP HOP AWARDS 2016!!!

The BET HIP HOP AWARDS SHOW 2016 premieres Tuesday, October 4, 2016; 8:00 PM EST on BET.

Courtesy of HOT NEW HIP HOP, here is your full list of nominees for the BET HIP HOP AWARDS 2016:

BEST HIP-HOP VIDEO
2 Chainz – “Watch Out”
Desiigner – “Panda”
DJ Khaled feat. Jay Z & Future – “I Got the Keys”
Drake – “Hotline Bling”
Fat Joe & Remy Ma feat. French Montana & Infared – “All the Way Up”
Kanye West feat. Rihanna – “Famous”
BEST COLLABO, DUO OR GROUP
DJ Khaled feat. Drake – “For Free”
DJ Khaled feat. Jay Z & Future – “I Got the Keys”
Drake & Future – “Jumpman”
Drake feat. Wizkid & Kyla – “One Dance”
Fat Joe & Remy Ma feat. French Montana & Infared – “All the Way Up”
BEST LIVE PERFORMER
Drake
Future
J. Cole
Kanye West
Kendrick Lamar
LYRICIST OF THE YEAR
Chance the Rapper
Drake
J. Cole
Kanye West
Kendrick Lamar
VIDEO DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR
Benny Boom
Colin Tilley
Director X
Hype Williams
Kanye West
DJ OF THE YEAR
DJ Drama
DJ Envy
DJ Esco
DJ Khaled
DJ Mustard
PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
DJ Mustard
Dr. Dre
Metro Boomin
Mike WiLL Made-It
Pharrell Williams
MVP OF THE YEAR
DJ Khaled
Drake
Future
Kanye West
Kendrick Lamar
TRACK OF THE YEAR
“All the Way Up” – Produced by Cool & Dre and Edsclusive (Fat Joe & Remy Ma feat. French Montana & Infared)
“Controlla” – Produced by Boi-1da (Drake)
“Hotline Bling” – Produced by Nineteen85 (Drake)
“I Got the Keys” – Produced by Southside (DJ Khaled feat. Jay Z & Future)
“Panda” – Produced by Menace (Desiigner)
ALBUM OF THE YEAR
DJ Khaled – I Changed A Lot
Dr. Dre – Compton
Drake – Views
Fetty Wap – Fetty Wap
Future – DS2
Kanye West – The Life of Pablo
BEST NEW HIP-HOP ARTIST
Anderson .Paak
Bryson Tiller
Chance the Rapper
Desiigner
Tory Lanez
HUSTLER OF THE YEAR
DJ Khaled
Drake
Future
Jay Z
Kanye West
MADE-YOU-LOOK AWARD (BEST HIP-HOP STYLE)
A$AP Rocky
Drake
Future
Kanye West
Nicki Minaj
BEST MIXTAPE
Chance the Rapper – Coloring Book
French Montana – Wave Gods (Hosted By Max B)
Future – Purple Reign
Lil Uzi Vert – Lil Uzi Vert Vs. The World
Young Thug – Slime Season 3
SWEET 16: BEST FEATURED VERSE
2 Chainz – “No Problem” (Chance the Rapper feat. Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz)
Drake – “Work” (Rihanna feat. Drake)
Kendrick Lamar – “Freedom” (Beyoncé feat. Kendrick Lamar)
Kodak Black – “Lockjaw” (French Montana feat. Kodak Black)
Nicki Minaj – “Down in the DM” – Remix (Yo Gotti feat. Nicki Minaj)
IMPACT TRACK
J. Cole – “Love Yourz”
Jay Z – “Spiritual”
Jidenna – “Long Live the Chief”
Raury feat. Key – “Trap Tears”
Sir The Baptist feat. ChuchPeople – “Raise Hell”
PEOPLE’S CHAMP AWARD
Desiigner – “Panda”
DJ Khaled feat. Drake – “For Free”
Fat Joe & Remy Ma feat. French Montana & Infared – “All the Way Up”
O.T. Genasis feat. Young Dolph – “Cut It”
Travis Scott – “Antidote”
Young Thug – “Best Friend”

-CCG

#BLACKGIRLMAGIC: #BLACKGIRLSROCK - TEAM USA WOMEN GRAB 4x100 METER RELAY GOLD!!!

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CRAZY COOL GROOVY CONGRATULATIONS goes out to the Chocolate-Covered TEAM USA WOMEN'S 4x100 METER RELAY TEAM of ALLYSON FELIX, ENGLISH GARDNER, TIANNA BARTLETT, and TORI BOWIE for on FRIDAY, AUGUST 19, 2016 running all the way to the GOLD MEDAL for the RIO 2016 OLYMPICS WOMEN'S 4 x 100 METER RELAY FINAL!!!

TEAM JAMAICA brought home the Silver, and; TEAM GREAT BRITAIN the Bronze.

-CCG




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Saturday, August 20, 2016

HIDDEN FIGURES: OFFICIAL TRAILER!!!

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Forthcoming film HIDDEN FIGURES stars Chocolate-Covered Actresses JANGLE MONAE, OCTAVIA SPENCER, and TARAJI P. HENSON, Engineer MARY JACKSON, Supervisor DOROTHY VAUGHAN, and Mathematician KATHERINE JOHNSON, as three real-life unsung heroes who were instrumental contributors to the success of the initial NASA missions that took place during the era of the 1960s U.S. CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT!!!

HIDDEN FIGURES is scheduled for release on JANUARY 13, 2017.

-CCG




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#BLACKGIRLMAGIC: #BLACKGIRLSROCK - SIMONE B., GABBY D., & SIMONE M. On ROLLING OUT MAG!!

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In 2013, RIO 2016 4-GOLD MEDAL WINNING Gymnast SIMONE BILES became the FIRST BLACK WORLD CHAMPION at the 2013 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS!!!
DAILY MAIL reports that after the competition, ITALIAN Gymnast CARLOTTA FERLITO made some very disparaging remarks to the press
CARLOTTA FERLITO said;
“I told Vanny [teammate VANESSA FERRARI] that next time we should also paint our skin Black, so then we could win too.” 
In trying to prove that Carlotta Ferlito was NOT Racist, ITALIAN GYMNASTICS FEDERATION Spokesman DAVID CIARALLI actually came across as sounding even MORE Racist, saying;
“Carlotta was referring to a trend in gymnastics at this moment, which is going toward a technique that opens up new chances to athletes of color (well-known for power). Is gymnastics becoming the same thing, to the point of wanting to be colored?”
The really good people at ROLLING OUT Magazine have dubbed Chocolate-Covered TEAM USA GOLD MEDAL-WINNING, RECORD-BREAKING Gymnasts GABRIELLE GABBY DOUGLAS and SIMONE BILES, and; Swimmer SIMONE MANUEL the RIO 2016 SUMMER OLYMPICS GOLD TRIO: BLACK GIRL MAGIC In FULL EFFECT,
The profile the young athletes, briefly describe the RIO 2016 OLYMPIC ACHIEVE,MENTS, and; document how in 2016, these three BEAUTIFUL BLACK WOMEN still cannot get their proper just due from MAINSTREAM WHITE MEDIA.
COLUMBUS, OH-native Gymnast SIMONE BILES, 19:
Three-time all-around world champion (2013-15) and now Olympic gold medalist Simone Arianne Biles has won more golds than any female gymnast at a single World Championship; she has 10. This year was her first time at the Olympics and she dominated and executed, flawlessly. And this girl just made her debut in 2013.
How she made us proud at the 2016 Rio Olympics: Biles won gold medals in women’s team all-around, women’s individual all-around, women’s vault, and women’s floor exercise. She took home a bronze medal for women’s beam.
Then the media weighed in: NBC journalist disses Biles’ parents.
VIRGINIA BEACH, VA-native Gymnast GABBY DOUGLAS:
From 2012’s Fierce Five to 2016’s Final Five, Gabrielle Christina Victoria “Gabby” Douglas is no doubt a household name and America’s darling. She, like teammate Laurie Hernandez, won her fi rst gold medal at 16. And she became the fi rst African American to become Olympic all-around champion.
How she made us proud at the 2016 Rio Olympics: Won the gold medal for the women’s team all-around. Then the court of public opinion weighed in, both in support and criticizing her for not placing her hand over her heart while the national anthem played.
HOUSTON, TX-native Swimmer SIMONE MANUEL:
Manuel was born in Houston and began swimming at the age of 5. She attends Stanford University and swims for the Stanford Cardinal women’s swimming team. At Stanford, Manuel is a two-time individual NCAA champion: winning the 50- and 100-yard freestyle in 2015.
How she made us proud at the 2016 Rio Olympics: In the Rio 2016 Olympics, Manuel tied a Canadian swimmer in the women’s 100-meter freestyle as both women touched the wall at the same time in an Olympic-record 52.70 seconds. The U.S. was not favored to win, since an American hadn’t won gold in the event since 1984. Manuel also won a gold medal in the women’s 4x100m medley relay, and silver medals for the women’s 50m freestyle and women’s 4x100m freestyle relay.
Then the media weighed in: “Despite her stunning accomplishment, NBC did not air Manuel’s medal ceremony. Instead, the network chose to air seven hours of old footage that showed the Russian gymnastics team,” wrote ro scribe Mo Barnes.
And again, Manuel was disrespected by a racist news headline after her Olympic victory, as noted by ro editor A.R. Shaw.
“Simone Manuel deserves to be honored for becoming the first Black American woman to win an individual swimming event at the Olympics. However, one newspaper decided to tarnish her historical moment by failing to mention her name and only focusing on her race. Moments after Manuel made history, the San Jose Mercury News published her story with the headline, ‘Olympics: Michael Phelps shares historic night with African-American.’
-CCG

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