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The best picture from the Rio de Janeiro Games – the shot of Brianna Rollins, Nia Ali and Kristi Castlin celebrating their historic sweep of the 100-meter hurdles with a synchronized triumphant leap while stretching American flags behind them – takes on an even deeper meaning post-Kaepernick. It serves as a rebuttal, not directly to […]

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Brianna Rollins led an American sweep in the women's 100m hurdles earlier this week at Rio. Along with her winning teammates Nia Ali and Kristi Castlin, the black olympian trio set off a wave of #blackgirlmagic tweets and viral-ready photos posing with the American flag...

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Aug. 17 marked a historic occasion on the track. Brianna Rollins, Nia Ali and Kristi Castlin won gold, silver and bronze, respectively. The world watched and marveled at the first 100-meter hurdles sweep in Olympic history. Everyone from Lil Wayne … Kongrats to Rollins, Ali, & Castlin for the sweep!!!! I just witnessed history!! Dope! […]

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100m Hurdles, Brianna Rollins, Inspiration, Kristi Castlin, Nia Ali, Rio Games, Rio Olympics, Sports, Track and Field, USA Women, Video -

In a span of about 60 minutes Wednesday night, U.S. athletes hauled in a bevy of medals: Bartoletta and Brittney Reese went 1-2 in the long jump, Tori Bowie captured a bronze in the 200 and Brianna Rollins, Nia Ali and Kristi Castlin swept the medals in the 100-meter hurdles — a feat that's never been accomplished in that event...

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