5 Reasons Why Team USA Swimmer Simone Manuel Was The One To Watch In Rio

- By Bossip Staff

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Comcast XFINITY X1 will get you ready for the Olympic Games in Rio!

The modern Olympic Games have served as a stage for the world’s political and social struggles. Perhaps no group has influenced the Games more — both as athletes and as human rights pioneers — than African-Americans, whose participation was once limited. Times have surely changed! African-Americans are making amazing strides and setting the lead for excellence in the world of sportsmanship.

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To celebrate the Rio Games, we, alongside Comcast XFINITY X1 are shining the light on Team USA swimmer, Simone Manuel, who is the one to watch at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.

#BlackExcellence in the Olympics has a long legacy. Check out the Streampix premiere, Olympic Pride. American Prejudice. It’s the untold story of 18 Black athletes in the 1936 Olympic Games. XFINITY X1 will change the way you experience TV..

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