Vaulting to Victory: Dominique Dawes road to success in Gymnastics

For a long time, Black women were not seen much in gymnastics, lacking opportunities to shine in the sport. Thanks to Dominique Dawes, the narrative in gymnastics started to change, giving hope to aspiring Black gymnasts everywhere. She broke barriers and inspired others to follow their dreams, proving that anyone can achieve greatness with hard work and determination.

Douglas Gets Barbie

According to El Segundo-based Mattel, the doll is aimed at reminding girls “they can be anything,” by highlighting Douglas’ confidence, work ethic and belief in herself