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Team USA Ready for Rio, part two

This summer in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 555 highly skilled athletes will represent the USA in the quadrennial summer Olympic games. Among them, 129 athletes are black (or mixed race with some noted African and/or African American ancestry). Roll Call…

Team USA athletes ready for Rio Olympics

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This summer in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 555 highly skilled athletes will represent the USA in the quadrennial summer Olympic games. Among them, 46 states are represented, with 364 athletes who are Olympic rookies, while 191 are returning to complete,…