Brazilian Judo Star Nearly Quit Sport Because of Racist Taunts, Now She Has a Message For the Trolls – Atlanta Black Star

After winning Brazil’s first gold medal at the 2016 Olympics Aug. 8, judoka Rafaela Silva responds to critics who hurled racial slurs at her during her athletic career. According the Los Angeles Times, Silva grew up in the “City of God” neighborhood on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro. The poverty-stricken, crime-ridden area made her […]

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