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It’s not only drugs — Black athletes are suspended from Olympic games for their DNA.

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The wide-ranging suspensions of Black athletes from the 2021 Tokyo Olympics are in line with the international multi-sport event's lengthy history of punishments.

 

By Antonio Cooper

 

The 2021 Olympic games are facing criticism following a series of disciplinary actions targeting Black athletes; these actions include culturally biased suspensions for Black women with higher than average testosterone levels and discriminatory hair policies for swimmers of diverse heritages.

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