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Giles Barnes encounters racism while in Portland

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While in Portland for the Houston Dynamo game on Friday night, forward Giles Barnes encountered racism while on the streets of Portland. In a tweet posted on his personal Twitter account, Barnes wrote about the encounter and his decision to rise above the hateful words and actions that were directed at him because of his skin color. He follow the above tweet up with a message that the hateful actions of one person do not reflect or represent the entire city of Portland.