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Celebrity Fashion At The White House Correspondents' Dinner

Gabby Douglas- love her dress!

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A Love Letter To The So-Adorable Gabby Douglas

Gabby Douglas. First African American to win All Around gold medal in Gymnastics. Truly inspirational.

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Gabby Douglas Was Told to “Get a Nose Job” by Early Critics

U.S. Olympic gymnast and all-around champion Gabby Douglas, in London, August 2012.

Dominique Dawes, The first African-American woman to win an individual Olympic medal in artistic gymnastics, and the first black person of any nationality or gender to win an Olympic gold medal in gymnastics.

Today in Black History, 11/20/2013 - Dominique Margaux Dawes was first African American female to win an Olympic Gold medal in gymnastics. For more info, check out today's notes!

Olympian Gabby Douglas from the Untied States advances to the team finals for gymnastics. Image via Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports (London Summer Olympics 2012)

"We were on our way to California for exhibition games when asked if we could stop off in Chicago and play. I didn't like the idea because George Halas didn't allow any blacks to play on his team. But I was going to Chicago and Chicago was my home and I couldn't turn it down." - Frederick Douglas Pollard participating in the first ever inter-shade all-star game pressing for integrated competition in professional football in 1922.

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Low-rent scandal hits all levels of rhythmic gymnastic judging

Rhythmic gymnastics at the London Olympics. (Getty Images)


Say 'Gold!' Gabby Douglas Poses with Past All-Around Champs

Gabby Douglas, Nastia Liukin, Carly Patterson and Mary Lou Retton

Meet Josephine Holloway, one of the first African American Girl Scout troop leaders who lobbied for the Girl Scouts to include African Americans.

Julieta Cantaluppi of Italy performs with the hoop during the Rhythmic Gymnastics qualification on Day 13 of the London 2012 Olympics Games at Wembley Arena on August 9, 2012 in London, England. Julian Finney / Getty Images