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Mo Farah Just Won the Final Race of His Career By the Skin of His Teeth

Mo Farah won the last race of his track career on Thursday in an unforgettably dramatic display.

Quadruple Olympic winner, Mo Farah, ran to victory on Thursday in the last race of his career.


The unforgettably dramatic display saw the distance runner beat out three Ethiopian competitors just in the knick of time to claim the 5000 meter win at the Diamond League final in Zurich.

He finished the race in 13 minutes and 06.05 seconds—just 0.03 seconds ahead of second-place runner Muktar Edris, who stumbled across the finish line behind him.

The Somali-born, British-based 34 year-old, is the most successful British track athlete in modern Olympic Games history. His ten global titles, make him the most decorated athlete in the country's history. His sports accolades seem endless, and now he has one last title to add to the list.

And that's how you end a wildly successful track career. Congrats to the champion!

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#BlackOutEid​: Young Black Muslims Shine as They Celebrate Eid

Young Black Muslims have found creative ways to celebrate community and share their best Eid looks, even as they #StayAtHome.

Eid Mubarak to our Muslim fam! Today marks Eid al-Fitr, the official end of the Holy Month of Ramadan.

Despite things being a little different this year (on account of the current pandemic, of course) this hasn't stopped many from finding creative ways to fast, pray and connect with their community during these times. It certainly hasn't stopped young Black Muslims from participating in the virtual tradition known as #BlackOutEid while they continue to #StayAtHome.

#BlackOutEid is an annual celebration which highlights the diversity within the Muslim world. It began in 2015, when Aamina Mohamed created the hashtag to combat the erasure of Black people within the community. Since then, the hashtag has been used across social media with Black Muslims using it to share their sharpest Eid looks.

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