Gabrielle Douglas

There has been a keen interest in the family life of gold medal Olympian, 16-year-old Gabrielle Douglas. Many in Black America questioned the mainstream media’s preference in calling her mother, Natalie Hawkins, a single mom, when her father, Timothy Douglas, a US Air Force sergeant stationed abroad who was deployed when Gabby was just 9-years-old, […]

In the frenzied days since Dominique Dawes, the first African-American gymnast to win a gold medal in Olympics history, cried a river of deep emotion over the record-shattering wins of 16-year-old Gabrielle Douglas at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, the conversation in America — specifically in Black America — has entered interesting territory. For many, […]

Gabrielle Douglas (pictured) earned her second gold medal on Thursday after winning the individual all-around gymnastics event, USA Today reports. RELATED: 10 Facts You Didn’t Know About Gabrielle Douglas She is the first African-American woman to win the all-around title at the Olympics. Want to Keep Up With NewsOne.com? LIKE Us On Facebook! Here is […]

While most 16-year-old girls are busy making Chris Brown shrines, Olympic sensation Gabrielle Douglas (pictured) just lead the 2012 U.S. Women’s Gymnastics team to a gold medal this week.  But there’s much more to her than just shining at the Games. Here, NewsOne gives you 10 facts about “Gabby” that you probably didn’t know. RELATED: Gabrielle […]

“Flying Squirrel” Gabrielle Douglas, who continues to wow spectators with her riveting moves that contributed to her gymnastic team’s gold medal win, has been caught up in a firestorm. The controversy, though, has nothing to do with her brilliant performance at this year’s Olympics, but with her hairstyle, according to the Huffington Post. SEE ALSO: Motel […]