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NJ High School Wrestler Forced To Cut Dreadlocks Or Forfeit Match

In New Jersey, Andrew Johnson, an African American wrestler with dreadlocks was told he had to cut his dreadlocks or forfeit a wrestling match. Under pressure, the teenage wrestler stood resigned while a white female coach hurriedly cut his dreadlocks by ringside. The incident was captured on video by a journalist. Johnson went on to win his match. Johnson’s teammates from Buena Regional High School can be ...

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