We’ve been here before.

 

Image of Gabby Douglas and sculpture of "African Acrobat" from ancient Roman Empire. A history of Western Society 6th Edition pg 149. Mckay, Hill and Butler

When African American gymnast, Gabby Douglas won the gold medal in the 2012 Olympics, the celebration paraded the usual “first ever” comments. But if we strive to digger to the roots of our stories, we’d realize that we’ve been here before.