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[–] mostlyfriendly [S] 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago 

“We’re not quite where we want to be,” said Jason Thompson, the USOC’s director of diversity and inclusion.

Sigh. Why am I surprised that the Olympic teams need a 'director of diversity and inclusion'? I really shouldn't be...

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[–] 11829076 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

That is hilarious!

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[–] enginedriver13 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

...”I get to inspire young African American athletes,” Biney said.

Yeah, glad you’re on that, because Af-Am dislike of sports is such a terrible social problem.

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[–] derram 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

https://unvis.it/https://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/olympics/trying-to-make-team-usa-look-more-like-america/2018/02/02/422ca13a-04fe-11e8-8777-2a059f168dd2_story.html?utm_term=.66e9ad7b3063 :

Trying to make Team USA look more like America - The Washington Post

'Bobsledding has become the most diverse American winter team by carefully selecting its elite competitors. '

'Of that group, 10 are African American — 4 percent — and another 10 are Asian American. '

'Of that group, more than 125 were African American — about 23 percent. '

'USA Hockey reported 131 national team players in its system in 2016 and reported no minorities. '

'Greenway, the 20-year-old forward for the men’s hockey team, grew up in Canton, N.Y., just 10 miles from Canadian border. '


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[–] 11829068 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

This is what new Zealand is doing except with nasty chinks