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Swimmer Simone Manuel made history last night when she became the first African-American woman to win gold in Olympic swimming. Manuel tied with Canadian Penny Oleksiak in the 100-meter freestyle. —Diamond Sharp
For Teen Vogue’s September issue, Black-ish actress Yara Shahidi interviewed U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch. The pair discuss some of Lynch’s influential cases, the power of the voice of the people, and a lot more.
Twinsburg, Ohio, recently held its 41st annual Twins Days Festival. Each year, thousands of twins gather to celebrate their twin-ness. This article describes the intense bond shared by twins at the festival, and is filled with interesting scientific facts about twins! —Ogechi Egonu ♦