US swimmer Simone Manuel used her gold-medal winning moment to speak out about police brutality and race — Quartz

On Thursday (Aug. 11), American swimmer Simone Manuel made history. She became the first African-American woman to win an individual medal for swimming in the Olympics. And she used her gold-medal-winning moment to acknowledge the police brutality and race issues that persist in the US. “It means a lot, especially with what is going on…

via US swimmer Simone Manuel used her gold-medal winning moment to speak out about police brutality and race — Quartz

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