Skip to comments.African-American Olympian boycotts opening ceremonies because he wasn’t chosen to carry flag
Posted on 02/09/2018 4:31:29 AM PST by markomalley
The honor of which American athlete would carry the American flag for Team USA at the opening ceremonies of the Winter Olympics came down to a coin flip today in Pyeongchang. And the athlete on the losing end of that flip is not pleased.
Speed skater Shani Davis decided to not participate in todays ceremonies after he lost the flip to luger Erin Hamlin.
Davis took to Twitter and evoked African American history month in his commentary on the events.
I am an American and when I won the 1000m in 2010 I became the first American to 2-peat in that event. @TeamUSA dishonorably tossed a coin to decide its 2018 flag bearer. No problem. I can wait until 2022. #BlackHistoryMonth2018#PyeongChang2018pic.twitter.com/dsmTtNkhJs Shani Davis (@ShaniDavis) February 8, 2018
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Could it possibly be that Speed skater Shani Davis is a total buttinski?
Maybe we can give him a special ribbon and an awards show for being black
Coins are racist!
What a bitch this guy is.
I watched the opening ceremony online (still going on). I was wondering if the woman who won the coin toss would be pressured into letting him hold the flag.
Online viewing was great - no commentary whatsoever.
NBC is so screwed.
Pull the racist out of the games and send him back home.
You lost , sit down. This guy is an Olympian? Sounds like a faggot.
An actual gentleman would have deferred to the lady to begin with, obviating the need for a raciss coin toss.
Will their selfishness, sense of entitlement, and shallow sense of victimhood ever end!
So is white snow. Next time they will be demanding snow of color.
There will be more dissension....Odungo has seen to it,the media stands ready..
I’m sure their is a job opening available at BLM as there has been an opening made available recently in management.
coins are not racist
Youre showing your racism by not admitting American systemic racism. How do you know a quarter wasnt used with that racist Washington on it?
What an entitled twit. I suppose hell be kneeling now.
Coin flips perpetuate white privilege!
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