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Barbie makes doll of hijab-wearing Olympian Ibtihaj Muhammad

Times Staff Report The maker of Barbie has announced it will sell a doll modeled after Ibtihaj Muhammad, an American fencer who competed in last...

LeBron James Considers 2020 Olympic Run

J.R. Gamble The Shadow League James didn’t catch wreck in Rio de Janeiro with some of his other NBA pals this summer. He sat out that...

Black Girl Magic In Rio

Ricardo A. Hazell Senior Writer ©2016, The Shadow League Stereotypes and misunderstandings litter the American landscape in just about every societal aspect. It is an unfortunate byproduct...

Simone Manuel Becomes First African-American To Win Gold in Individual Swimming

By Monique Jones The Birmingham Times Simone Manuel made history Thursday when she secured the gold medal for women's 100m freestyle, becoming the first African-American woman...

The intersection of sports and activism: fighting for cover

Shireen Ahmed Contributor ©2016, The Shadow League During the greatest sports event, there is a buzz of excitement from athletes, sports media and fans who are engrossed...

Lakeshore Foundation brings the Rio Olympics and Paralympics to Birmingham

By Carla Davis Alabama NewsCenter On Friday evening, Aug. 5, the Lakeshore Foundation is kicking off the 2016 Olympics and Paralympics with the Night of Champions,...

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