The Most Racist Olympics Event Ever: Anthropology Days

In 1904, the US hosted their first ever Olympics … and they also hosted the Anthropology Days ‚ÄúSpecial Olympics,” which put people from the human zoos on display, participating in different sporting events in the hopes that they would display their imagined racial inferiority. The games were, of course, a disaster, and organizers were proud. They’d proved their inferiority, after all, and organizers didn’t even have to tell them how to play any of the sports or anything.