Simone Manuel

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#POCMedalWatch: Michelle Carter, 'The Simones,' Venus Williams and More Excel in Rio

The medals just keep coming for American athletes of color at the Olympics.

Simone Manuel and Simone Biles in red and navy warm-ups with gold medals on green ribbons

#POCMedalWatch: 'The Simones' Redefine Olympic History With Gold Medals

Simone Manuel and Simone Biles, plus Ryan Lochte and Nico Hernández, maintained Team USA’s winning streak at the Rio games.

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NBC Ignored Simone Manuel's Historic Medal Ceremony, Fans Clapped Back

Manuel just became the first African-American woman to win an individual gold medal in swimming. You won’t believe what NBC thought was more important for viewers to see.

Lia Neal in black swimsuit against blue water

#POCMedalWatch: Here Are All the U.S. Olympians of Color Who Have Won Medals So Far

We’re keeping track of the American athletes of color who earn gold, silver and bronze medals in Rio.