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AllAfrica.com
Gachuhi - Kenya's Olympics Journey Glows Like Goldbout. Amos Biwott starts the Kenyan dynasty in the 3,000 metres steeplechase wh
Gachuhi - Kenya's Olympics Journey Glows Like Gold
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
bout. Amos Biwott starts the Kenyan dynasty in the 3,000 metres steeplechase which lives on to this day. Americans Tommie Smith and John Carlos raise black power salutes during the medal ceremony in one of the most enduring images of... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Longtime athletic director Dale Murray retiring from Cabrillo Collegetalent at Lemoore High in the Central Valley, Murray used to pass the baton to
Longtime athletic director Dale Murray retiring from Cabrillo College
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
talent at Lemoore High in the Central Valley, Murray used to pass the baton to anchor runner and future Olympic medalist Tommie Smith on their national record-setting 4x220-yard relay in 1962. “I could always beat him the first 30 yards,” Murray... Read more
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CBC.ca
Olympics no stranger to political upheavalAmerican Jewish Congress, the Amateur Athletic Union voted to participate.1968:
Olympics no stranger to political upheaval
CBC.ca / Posted 13 days ago
American Jewish Congress, the Amateur Athletic Union voted to participate.1968: Saluting the struggle American sprinters Tommie Smith, centre, and John Carlos, right, strike the "Black Power" pose during the 200-metre sprint medal ceremony at the... Read more
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The Hindu
Everything that can and cannot be looked upyear, in 1981.) It’s not as if the IOC has a clean record. In 1968 in Mexico C
Everything that can and cannot be looked up
The Hindu / Posted 15 days ago
year, in 1981.) It’s not as if the IOC has a clean record. In 1968 in Mexico City, it browbeat the Americans into banning Tommie Smith and John Carlos from further competition after their Black Power salute during the victory ceremony for the 200m... Read more
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The News & Observer
Almost 50 years later, John Carlos’ protest still sets tone for athlete activismstill sets tone for athlete activism John Carlos’ Black Power salute on the me
Almost 50 years later, John Carlos’ protest still sets tone for athlete activism
The News & Observer / Posted 22 days ago
still sets tone for athlete activism John Carlos’ Black Power salute on the medal stand at the 1968 Olympics, along with Tommie Smith, remains an iconic moment Carlos spoke Friday at N.C. Central’s LeRoy Walker Track and Field Banquet in... Read more
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CBS Sports
College athletes' rights movement has stalled: How it can pick up againthe crowd listening to Colter was Dr. Harry Edwards, a sociologist who helped o
College athletes' rights movement has stalled: How it can pick up again
CBS Sports / Posted 29 days ago
the crowd listening to Colter was Dr. Harry Edwards, a sociologist who helped organize the Black Power salute by Tommie Smith and John Carlos in the 1968 Summer Olympics. Lawyers, academicians, media members, professors and students... Read more
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Herald Sun
One regret over Black Power salutethat will live forever in the annals of history. On the podium after the 200m
One regret over Black Power salute
Herald Sun / Posted 29 days ago
that will live forever in the annals of history. On the podium after the 200m final at the 1968 Mexico Olympics, Americans Tommie Smith and John Carlos bowed their heads each and raised an arm. In what became known as the Black Power salute,... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
One regret over Black Power salutethat will live forever in the annals of history. On the podium after the 200m
One regret over Black Power salute
Daily Telegraph / Posted 29 days ago
that will live forever in the annals of history. On the podium after the 200m final at the 1968 Mexico Olympics, Americans Tommie Smith and John Carlos bowed their heads each and raised an arm. In what became known as the Black Power salute,... Read more
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The Courier Mail
One regret over Black Power salutethat will live forever in the annals of history. On the podium after the 200m
One regret over Black Power salute
The Courier Mail / Posted 29 days ago
that will live forever in the annals of history. On the podium after the 200m final at the 1968 Mexico Olympics, Americans Tommie Smith and John Carlos bowed their heads each and raised an arm. In what became known as the Black Power salute,... Read more
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