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Trayvon Martin Verdict

I'm Ashamed to Wear U.S. Flag

Says Black Olympic Boxer

7/16/2013 12:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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U.S. Olympic boxer Terrell Gausha is so disgusted over the George Zimmerman verdict ... he's vowing to never sport the red, white and blue again.

Gausha -- who boxed in the 2012 London Summer Games -- started wearing the American flag on his boxing trunks after his Olympic run ... but tells TMZ he's done with that now in the wake of Zimmerman's acquittal in the killing of Trayvon Martin.

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Terrell adds, "How can I wear my stars and stripes proudly in a country where they make a big deal out of Mike Vick fighting dogs; but not a young innocent black male's life."

Gausha added, "When I represented my country in the Olympics I was proud to wear my flag. I even wore it on my head on the way to the ring. What happened this weekend was a slap in the face."

Gausha has turned pro -- so he's not eligible for the U.S. team in 2016 -- but doesn't sound like he's interested ... telling us he refuses to rep a "nation with so much racism and hatred."

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361.

Mee    

Don't take those 'US GREENS' anymore they're part of THE SHAMEFUL COUNTRY and better yet, move in with Snowden in Russia and get off the UGLY LAND.

442 days ago
362.

gayforliztaylor    

Retarded people can handle not getting into a fight.

Georgie, on the other hand, had a gun, knew he could use the lethal force if he provoked a paranoid kid that he claimed was an adult.
He said he didn't know if the Trayvon was dark skinned or light-skinned. Yeah, right.
If a short 15 year old white-looking girl had assaulted someone, the clown wouldn't have known anything and he wouldn't have taken out a gun.

GZ waited for police to confront the boy, then went everywhere the boy went to scare him. He then made the boy scream "what's your problem". Instead of answering him & leaving the boy, GZ idiot came up to him & played police officer.
If millions of George Zimmermans did the same thing,
who knows how many unarmed kids would be killed?
It doesn't matter what light-skinned & dark-skinned people do. GZ broke the law & lied to the 911 dispatcher that he'd leave Trayvon alone.

442 days ago
363.

Real n the field    

***ANOTHER WHITE MAN MURDERS 13YEAR! TEEN IN FRONT OF HIS MOTHER***

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2366507/John-Spooner-trial-Mother-describes-heartbreaking-moment-watched-white-neighbor-shoot-dead-black-son-13-case-mirrors-Trayvon-killing.html

442 days ago
364.

Phil    

You are as IGNORANT as those protesters that do not know the FACTS!!! If you are ashamed of our flag why don't you go live somewhere else!!!

442 days ago
365.

Zarley    

I hear Obama wants to drape a larger than life hoodie over the WHITE house.Wheres Al?

442 days ago
366.

gtlilone    

Only in america where a dog life is more valuable than a human. ..smh

442 days ago
367.

Observer    

Hey Terrell...

News Flash... Educate yourself. Actually look at the evidence, period. If you did instead of follow the ignorant, then shame on you.

So outraged? Then take the time and look at the facts.

442 days ago
368.

courtney    

If TG doesn't want to support America, then leave, we don't want him anyway. The jury has spoken. Get over it. It was ok for OJ to kill his wife and get away with it. No protesting there. The rioting just shows what kind of class of people they are. It proves nothing.

441 days ago
369.

Bridget    

So after reading through a lot of these posts, I get that many of you are angry that he basically said that the US is racist, right? And SOME of you came to the conclusion that the best solution was to write racist BS?


Good job proving him wrong. SMH

441 days ago
370.

BEVERLY    

I would like a answer as to why.Trayvon who had a cell phone did not dial 911,and neither did his "girlfriend" ,If a friend of mine said they were being followed,I sure would do so.NOT JUST HANG UP,could it be she is a LIAR I will also add,if JUST ONE PERSON is harmed ,or which already has happened Looting CHARGES SHOULD BE BROUGHT AGAINST SHARPTON,WHO could care less who is hurt or KILLED,

441 days ago
371.

Bridgette    

Figures this would come from a black man - you racist dick. Get a life. Trial is over - get over it. If you don't want to live in the USA anymore then move to South Africa. You whiny pin head

441 days ago
372.

Tobby    

Another moronic comment by a spoiled sports figure..
Go live somewhere else you dirt bag. You don't deserve to walk the same ground as our courageous men and women defending your right to say stupid things..

441 days ago
373.

Margaret Flanigan    

His ignorant observations and remark are a slap in the face. If he can't wear the stars and stripes proudly in America, he should leave and immigrate to another country and wear their colors.

441 days ago
374.

Booky    

Oh give me a BREAK, Move to the Middle East! What a bunch of LOSERS, so wise in their own eyes. PLEASE go live far far away for America. You are disgusting. No problem at all about rampant black on black crime. Ignorant.

441 days ago
375.

Clifton52    

No one asked you to wear the American Flag on your sweaty trunks anyway.

441 days ago
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