UCLA Gymnast Nia Dennis Celebrates “Black Excellence” in Floor Routine

UCLA senior gymnast Nia Dennis performed an epic floor routine celebrating "Black Excellence" that went viral.
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UCLA senior gymnast Nia Dennis performed an epic floor routine celebrating "Black Excellence" that went viral.

The routine was nearly perfect, scoring a 9.95 out of 10, in the Bruins' gymnastics meet win over Arizona State on Sunday In Dennis' routine, she paid homage to her father, Casey, who stepped in college.

She stepped to the Kendrick Lamar song, "DNA," a song that highlights the rapper's culture and heritage. The closing song, Tupac's "California Love," was paying respect to Los Angeles.

"This routine definitely reflects everything that I am today as a woman...Read rest of story here.

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