Jun 7, 2023

How soccer players and athletes are using AI to fight online hate

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Racial discrimination and slurs against sports persons are rampant on social media.

If there’s one Olympic moment etched into our memories, it is the 1968 Black Power Salute which saw African American sprinters Tommie Smith and John Carlos standing on the podium raising their gloved hands in solidarity with oppressed Black people worldwide.

What followed was their ostracization from the U.S. sports institutions, racial abuse, and worldwide condemnation and vilification back home.

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