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London Black Locals Feel Forgotten Amid Olympic Hoopla

Residents from some of London’s most ethnically diverse communities say that they feel overshadowed and inconvenienced by the Olympics, despite efforts from the London Organizing Committee for the Olympic Games.

"They should have done this place up for the Olympics," Finsbury Park resident Michael Johnson told The Root. "We don't get a lot out of the games at all." (Photo: Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

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