A Barbie designed to resemble US bronze-medal winning Olympian Ibtihaj Muhammad will be released next year, Mattel announced yesterday.
She will be the first hijab-wearing Barbie in the history of the doll line just like Muhammad was the first Olympian to wear a hijab in 2016 at the Rio Olympics. Muhammad won the … Read more
The first American to compete while wearing a hijab in the Olympics reflected on standing on the medal podium with Team USA after winning a bronze in fencing.
Ibtihaj Muhammad told CNN “This is the America that I know and I love-the American that is inclusive, that is accepting and that encompasses … Read more
Alexander Massialas who is Taiwanese American took the silver in the men’s individual foil at the Rio games Sunday.
He became the first American to win an individual medal in foil since Albie Axelrod won the bronze in 1960, according to TeamUSA.org.
Before he could enjoy the magnitude of the moment, Massialas had … Read more
Three Asian Americans will be representing the U.S. in fencing at the Rio Olympics next week. The team is probably the best team the U.S. has assembled and has the potential to bring home a batch of medals.
While much of the media attention has zeroed in on Ibtihaj Muhammad, who will … Read more