Simone Manuel – The Militant Negro™

Simone Manuel (1996- ), an American swimmer, won the gold medal in the women’s 100m freestyle at the 2016 Rio Olympics. That makes her the first Black woman of any nation to win an Olympic gold medal in swimming. She also won a silver for the 4x100m freestyle relay.

When she received the gold medal, she cried as they played “The Star-Spangled Banner”, the US national song. The BBC showed it live – while NBC back home was showing a tape of Russian gymnasts! The US east coast did not see it till an hour later, after midnight (and after Twitter pointed it out).

Source: Simone Manuel – The Militant Negro™

 

Why is it that only white swimmers win Olympic medals, when America is a mixture of all races, creeds and colors? What does that say about the USA? What makes it worse is that the mass media seems to ignore any exception to this unwritten rule…