Tag Archive for 2016 Rio Oluympics

When was America great?

Our American ‘exceptionalism’ allows us to shimmer, too fully in our greatness. We are the biggest and the baddest. We are the best armed and the most influential. We win the most Olympic medals, and we have the most nuclear…

Team USA Ready for Rio, part two

This summer in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 555 highly skilled athletes will represent the USA in the quadrennial summer Olympic games. Among them, 129 athletes are black (or mixed race with some noted African and/or African American ancestry). Roll Call…