• Teen Powerlifter Forced To Remove Beads Knows The Rules Were Written For Her Race

    17 days ago - By Essence

    By Rayna Reid · Updated May 2, 2022 In early April, Diamond Campbell, a Bruce High School Black powerlifter, was almost disqualified from competing in the state championship because of beads in her hair. “I was a little angry...I shame a little bit, I kind of felt humiliated, like I was being picked on in a way...The head judge came up and she said, ‘She can't wear the beads'...'You got to take them out or you can't lift, they're gonna disqualify you, they're taking your first lift away'...Before I knew it, I had like eight different girls in my head and they were all taking out,” Campbell...
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