The following is a blog post written by Gabe Ortiz of America’s Voice, juxtaposing Trump’s racism and bigotry with the spirit and unity of the 2016 Olympics. To view the original post with photos and videos, click here. The groups Donald Trump has attacked since the launch of his Presidential campaign last year have been responsible for winning historic… Continue »

The groups Donald Trump has attacked since the launch of his Presidential campaign last year have been responsible for winning historic victories for the US at the Olympic Games. Ibtihaj Muhammad, a Muslim-American athlete born in New Jersey, made history as the first Team USA woman to compete in an Olympic game while wearing a hijab. Ibtihaj… Continue »

While the first-ever refugee team was greeted by a standing ovation at the opening of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, Vox’s Dara Lind writes that nations must do more to fix their crisis. “The Refugee Olympic Team is also a symbol of the failure of the international community,” Lind writes. “In 2012, the year… Continue »

Ten refugees were among the thousands of athletes kicking off the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio last weekend — an historic first. The team of ten refugees — selected from a pool of nearly 1,000 athletes from Syria, South Sudan, and other troubled regions of the world — marched into Maracanã Stadium following host nation Brazil to… Continue »