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Dallas Morning News
AT&T CEO issues a bold challenge to confront racial tensionsit has any juice as a change agent. At a White House ceremony recently, Presid
AT&T CEO issues a bold challenge to confront racial tensions
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it has any juice as a change agent. At a White House ceremony recently, President Obama praised former U.S. Olympians Tommie Smith and John Carlos for giving the "black power" salute on the medal stand in the 1968 Mexico City games. Obama... Read more
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Breitbart
Obama Credits U.S. Olympic Success to Immigrants 'Coming over the Rio Grande,' Freedom to 'Love as We Please'that we can pursue our own version of happiness. The president also recognized
Obama Credits U.S. Olympic Success to Immigrants 'Coming over the Rio Grande,' Freedom to 'Love as We Please'
Breitbart / Posted 3 hours ago
that we can pursue our own version of happiness. The president also recognized two past Olympians, runners John Carlos and Tommie Smith, who gained fame for raising black-gloved fists during the national anthem at the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City.... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Lady Gaga to perform at Super Bowlas well. Raised-fist protesters Smith, Carlos support KaepernickRaised-fist pr
Lady Gaga to perform at Super Bowl
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as well. Raised-fist protesters Smith, Carlos support KaepernickRaised-fist protesters Smith, Carlos support Kaepernick Tommie Smith and John Carlos were proud to raise their gloved fists in a symbolic protest at the Olympics, and now they're... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
Lady Gaga to perform at Super Bowlas well. Raised-fist protesters Smith, Carlos support KaepernickRaised-fist pr
Lady Gaga to perform at Super Bowl
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as well. Raised-fist protesters Smith, Carlos support KaepernickRaised-fist protesters Smith, Carlos support Kaepernick Tommie Smith and John Carlos were proud to raise their gloved fists in a symbolic protest at the Olympics, and now they're... Read more
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Daily Mail
Barack Obama welcomes Olympic heroes to the White Houseperformance at the White House on Thursday Obama also paid tribute during the
Barack Obama welcomes Olympic heroes to the White House
Daily Mail / Posted 19 hours ago
performance at the White House on Thursday Obama also paid tribute during the reception to former Olympic athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos, who were invited to attend the ceremony by the US Olympic Committee. The two African-American... Read more
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Boston Globe
1936 Olympians receive overdue recognition at White Housetribute to all the progress that has come since,” Blackmun said. The announcem
1936 Olympians receive overdue recognition at White House
Boston Globe / Posted 19 hours ago
tribute to all the progress that has come since,” Blackmun said. The announcement came on the same night the USOC invited Tommie Smith and John Carlos, who were booted from the 1968 Olympics for their gloved-fist protest on the medals stand, to be... Read more
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NBC News
Obama welcomes relatives of 1936 black Olympians to White Housewhite counterparts 80 years ago. Along with the relatives of the 1936 African-
Obama welcomes relatives of 1936 black Olympians to White House
NBC News / Posted 19 hours ago
white counterparts 80 years ago. Along with the relatives of the 1936 African-American Olympians, gloved-fist protesters Tommie Smith and John Carlos and members of the 2016 U.S. Olympic and Paralympic teams met the president and first lady... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Obama welcomes relatives of 1936 African-American OlympiansAlong with the relatives of the 1936 African-American Olympians, gloved-fist pr
Obama welcomes relatives of 1936 African-American Olympians
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 21 hours ago
Along with the relatives of the 1936 African-American Olympians, gloved-fist protesters Tommie Smith and John Carlos and members of the 2016 U.S. Olympic and Paralympic teams met the president and first lady Michelle Obama. Obama congratulated the... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Obama welcomes relatives of 1936 African-American OlympiansAlong with the relatives of the 1936 African-American Olympians, gloved-fist pr
Obama welcomes relatives of 1936 African-American Olympians
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 21 hours ago
Along with the relatives of the 1936 African-American Olympians, gloved-fist protesters Tommie Smith and John Carlos and members of the 2016 U.S. Olympic and Paralympic teams met the president and first lady Michelle Obama. Obama congratulated the... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Obama welcomes relatives of 1936 African-American Olympianswhite counterparts 80 years ago. Along with the relatives of the 1936 African-
Obama welcomes relatives of 1936 African-American Olympians
KTVN Reno / Posted 22 hours ago
white counterparts 80 years ago. Along with the relatives of the 1936 African-American Olympians, gloved-fist protesters Tommie Smith and John Carlos and members of the 2016 U.S. Olympic and Paralympic teams met the president and first lady... Read more
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Salon.com
Obama welcomes relatives of 1936 African-American Olympianswhite counterparts 80 years ago. Along with the relatives of the 1936 African-
Obama welcomes relatives of 1936 African-American Olympians
Salon.com / Posted 22 hours ago
white counterparts 80 years ago. Along with the relatives of the 1936 African-American Olympians, gloved-fist protesters Tommie Smith and John Carlos and members of the 2016 U.S. Olympic and Paralympic teams met the president and first lady... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Obama welcomes relatives of 1936 African-American Olympianswhite counterparts 80 years ago. Along with the relatives of the 1936 African-
Obama welcomes relatives of 1936 African-American Olympians
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 22 hours ago
white counterparts 80 years ago. Along with the relatives of the 1936 African-American Olympians, gloved-fist protesters Tommie Smith and John Carlos and members of the 2016 U.S. Olympic and Paralympic teams met the president and first lady... Read more
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Al.com
Too many sports fans, offcials are acting like modern-day slaveholdersof sports to shed light on America's blemishes emerged a year later when United
Too many sports fans, offcials are acting like modern-day slaveholders
Al.com / Posted 23 hours ago
of sports to shed light on America's blemishes emerged a year later when United States Olympic track stars John Carlos and Tommie Smith stood on the medal stand in Mexico City following the 200-meter final—they'd won the gold and bronze,... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Obama celebrates 2016 Olympic athletes at White Housealone won more gold than most countries did." Obama also paid tribute during t
Obama celebrates 2016 Olympic athletes at White House
Reuters Sports News / Posted yesterday
alone won more gold than most countries did." Obama also paid tribute during the reception to former Olympic athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos, who were invited to attend the ceremony by the U.S. Olympic Committee. The two African-American... Read more
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ABC News
Obama Welcomes Team USA to White Houseof the Paralympic team head to East Room of the White House, Sept. 29, 2016, in
Obama Welcomes Team USA to White House
ABC News / Posted yesterday
of the Paralympic team head to East Room of the White House, Sept. 29, 2016, in Washington. The president also recognized Tommie Smith and John Carlos, whose black power salute on the podium created controversy in 1968. “Their powerful, silent... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Obama welcomes relatives of 1936 African-American Olympiansalong with their white counterparts 80 years ago. Relatives of 1936 African-Am
Obama welcomes relatives of 1936 African-American Olympians
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted yesterday
along with their white counterparts 80 years ago. Relatives of 1936 African-American Olympians, gloved-fist protesters Tommie Smith and John Carlos, and members of the 2016 U.S. Olympic and Paralympic teams met the president and first lady... Read more
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The Washington Times
Obama praises ex-Olympians Tommie Smith, John Carlos for ‘68 ‘black power’ saluteAt a White House ceremony Thursday, President Obama praised former U.S. Olympia
Obama praises ex-Olympians Tommie Smith, John Carlos for ‘68 ‘black power’ salute
The Washington Times / Posted yesterday
At a White House ceremony Thursday, President Obama praised former U.S. Olympians Tommie Smith and John Carlos for giving the “black power” salute in the 1968 games. While honoring the 2016 Team USA Olympians and Paralympians in the East Room, Mr.... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Raised-fist protesters Smith, Carlos support KaepernickFILe - In this Oct. 16, 1968, file photo, U.S. athletes Tommie Smith, center, a
Raised-fist protesters Smith, Carlos support Kaepernick
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
FILe - In this Oct. 16, 1968, file photo, U.S. athletes Tommie Smith, center, and John Carlos stare downward while extending gloved hands skyward during the playing of the Star Spangled Banner after Smith received the gold and Carlos the bronze for... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Raised-fist protesters Smith, Carlos support KaepernickWASHINGTON (AP) -- Tommie Smith and John Carlos were proud to raise their glove
Raised-fist protesters Smith, Carlos support Kaepernick
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted yesterday
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Tommie Smith and John Carlos were proud to raise their gloved fists in a symbolic protest at the Olympics, and now they're proud that Colin Kaepernick and other athletes are staging national anthem protests to raise awareness about... Read more
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Lowell Sun
1936 Olympians receive overdue recognition at White Housetribute to all the progress that has come since," Blackmun said. The announcem
1936 Olympians receive overdue recognition at White House
Lowell Sun / Posted yesterday
tribute to all the progress that has come since," Blackmun said. The announcement came on the same night the USOC invited Tommie Smith and John Carlos, who were booted from the 1968 Olympics for their gloved-fist protest on the medals stand, to be... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
1936 Olympians receive overdue recognition at White Housetribute to all the progress that has come since," Blackmun said. The announcem
1936 Olympians receive overdue recognition at White House
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted yesterday
tribute to all the progress that has come since," Blackmun said. The announcement came on the same night the USOC invited Tommie Smith and John Carlos, who were booted from the 1968 Olympics for their gloved-fist protest on the medals stand, to be... Read more
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CTV News
Raised-fist protesters Smith, Carlos support KaepernickWASHINGTON -- Tommie Smith and John Carlos were proud to raise their gloved fis
Raised-fist protesters Smith, Carlos support Kaepernick
CTV News / Posted yesterday
WASHINGTON -- Tommie Smith and John Carlos were proud to raise their gloved fists in a symbolic protest at the Olympics, and now they're proud that Colin Kaepernick and other athletes are staging national anthem protests to raise awareness about... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Sports Breaking Newsfor fans displaying dozens of Palestinian flags at a Champions League game agai
Sports Breaking News
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for fans displaying dozens of Palestinian flags at a Champions League game against a team from Israel. WASHINGTON - Tommie Smith and John Carlos were proud to raise their gloved fists in a symbolic protest at the Olympics, and now they're... Read more
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NBC Washington
1968 Olympians Smith, Carlos Support Kaepernick' ProtestTommie Smith and John Carlos were proud to raise their gloved fists in a symbol
1968 Olympians Smith, Carlos Support Kaepernick' Protest
NBC Washington / Posted yesterday
Tommie Smith and John Carlos were proud to raise their gloved fists in a symbolic protest at the Olympics, and now they're proud that Colin Kaepernick and other athletes are staging national anthem protests to raise awareness about racial inequality... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Raised-fist protesters Smith, Carlos support KaepernickWASHINGTON (AP) - Tommie Smith and John Carlos were proud to raise their gloved
Raised-fist protesters Smith, Carlos support Kaepernick
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted yesterday
WASHINGTON (AP) - Tommie Smith and John Carlos were proud to raise their gloved fists in a symbolic protest at the Olympics, and now they're proud that Colin Kaepernick and other athletes are staging national anthem protests to raise awareness about... Read more
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TSN
Raised-fist protesters support KaepernickWASHINGTON — Tommie Smith and John Carlos were proud to raise their gloved fist
Raised-fist protesters support Kaepernick
TSN / Posted yesterday
WASHINGTON — Tommie Smith and John Carlos were proud to raise their gloved fists in a symbolic protest at the Olympics, and now they're proud that Colin Kaepernick and other athletes are staging national anthem protests to raise awareness about... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Raised-fist protesters Smith, Carlos support KaepernickWASHINGTON - Tommie Smith and John Carlos were proud to raise their gloved fist
Raised-fist protesters Smith, Carlos support Kaepernick
Brandon Sun / Posted yesterday
WASHINGTON - Tommie Smith and John Carlos were proud to raise their gloved fists in a symbolic protest at the Olympics, and now they're proud that Colin Kaepernick and other athletes are staging national anthem protests to raise awareness about... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Raised-fist protesters Smith, Carlos support KaepernickWASHINGTON (AP) - Tommie Smith and John Carlos were proud to raise their gloved
Raised-fist protesters Smith, Carlos support Kaepernick
KTVN Reno / Posted yesterday
WASHINGTON (AP) - Tommie Smith and John Carlos were proud to raise their gloved fists in a symbolic protest at the Olympics, and now they're proud that Colin Kaepernick and other athletes are staging national anthem protests to raise awareness about... Read more
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Orange County Register
1936 Olympians receive overdue recognition at White Housetribute to all the progress that has come since,” Blackmun said. The announcem
1936 Olympians receive overdue recognition at White House
Orange County Register / Posted yesterday
tribute to all the progress that has come since,” Blackmun said. The announcement came on the same night the USOC invited Tommie Smith and John Carlos, who were booted from the 1968 Olympics for their gloved-fist protest on the medals stand, to be... Read more
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FOX News
Wednesday's Sports In BriefNATIONAL ANTHEM PROTESTS WASHINGTON (AP) Tommie Smith and John Carlos voiced t
Wednesday's Sports In Brief
FOX News / Posted yesterday
NATIONAL ANTHEM PROTESTS WASHINGTON (AP) Tommie Smith and John Carlos voiced their support for Colin Kaepernick and other athletes staging national anthem protests, 48 years after they raised their gloved fists on the medals stand in a symbolic... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Here is the latest Virginia sports news from The Associated Presstwo-game winning streak of the season. D.C. United remained in sixth place in t
Here is the latest Virginia sports news from The Associated Press
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two-game winning streak of the season. D.C. United remained in sixth place in the Eastern Conference. WASHINGTON (AP) — Tommie Smith and John Carlos voiced their support for Colin Kaepernick and other athletes staging national anthem protests,... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
1936 Olympians receive overdue recognition at White Housetribute to all the progress that has come since," Blackmun said. The announcem
1936 Olympians receive overdue recognition at White House
Warren Times Observer / Posted yesterday
tribute to all the progress that has come since," Blackmun said. The announcement came on the same night the USOC invited Tommie Smith and John Carlos, who were booted from the 1968 Olympics for their gloved-fist protest on the medals stand, to be... Read more
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Inquirier.net
1936 Olympians receive overdue recognition at White Housetribute to all the progress that has come since,” Blackmun said. The announcem
1936 Olympians receive overdue recognition at White House
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
tribute to all the progress that has come since,” Blackmun said. The announcement came on the same night the USOC invited Tommie Smith and John Carlos, who were booted from the 1968 Olympics for their gloved-fist protest on the medals stand, to be... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Raised-fist protesters Smith, Carlos support KaepernickJohn Carlos, left, and Tommie Smith smile during an event in Washington on Wedn
Raised-fist protesters Smith, Carlos support Kaepernick
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
John Carlos, left, and Tommie Smith smile during an event in Washington on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016. AP WASHINGTON—Tommie Smith and John Carlos were proud to raise their gloved fists in a symbolic protest at the Olympics, and now they’re proud that... Read more
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KTVN Reno
1936 Olympians receive overdue recognition at White Housetribute to all the progress that has come since," Blackmun said. The announcem
1936 Olympians receive overdue recognition at White House
KTVN Reno / Posted yesterday
tribute to all the progress that has come since," Blackmun said. The announcement came on the same night the USOC invited Tommie Smith and John Carlos, who were booted from the 1968 Olympics for their gloved-fist protest on the medals stand, to be... Read more
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Salon.com
1936 Olympians receive overdue recognition at White Housetribute to all the progress that has come since,” Blackmun said. The announcem
1936 Olympians receive overdue recognition at White House
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
tribute to all the progress that has come since,” Blackmun said. The announcement came on the same night the USOC invited Tommie Smith and John Carlos, who were booted from the 1968 Olympics for their gloved-fist protest on the medals stand, to be... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
1936 Olympians receive overdue recognition at White Housetribute to all the progress that has come since," Blackmun said. The announcem
1936 Olympians receive overdue recognition at White House
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted yesterday
tribute to all the progress that has come since," Blackmun said. The announcement came on the same night the USOC invited Tommie Smith and John Carlos, who were booted from the 1968 Olympics for their gloved-fist protest on the medals stand, to be... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
Raised-fist protesters Smith, Carlos support KaepernickFILe - In this Oct. 16, 1968, file photo, U.S. athletes Tommie Smith, center, a
Raised-fist protesters Smith, Carlos support Kaepernick
Yahoo Sports / Posted yesterday
FILe - In this Oct. 16, 1968, file photo, U.S. athletes Tommie Smith, center, and John Carlos stare downward while extending gloved hands skyward during the playing of the Star Spangled Banner after Smith received the gold and Carlos the bronze for... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
1936 Olympians receive overdue recognition at White Housetribute to all the progress that has come since," Blackmun said. The announcem
1936 Olympians receive overdue recognition at White House
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted yesterday
tribute to all the progress that has come since," Blackmun said. The announcement came on the same night the USOC invited Tommie Smith and John Carlos, who were booted from the 1968 Olympics for their gloved-fist protest on the medals stand, to be... Read more
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Hamilton News
Raised-fist protesters Smith, Carlos support KaepernickSmith, Carlos support Kaepernick-Image1 The Canadian Press, 2016 FILe - In thi
Raised-fist protesters Smith, Carlos support Kaepernick
Hamilton News / Posted yesterday
Smith, Carlos support Kaepernick-Image1 The Canadian Press, 2016 FILe - In this Oct. 16, 1968, file photo, U.S. athletes Tommie Smith, center, and John Carlos stare downward while extending gloved hands skyward during the playing of the Star... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
1936 Olympians receive overdue recognition at White Housetribute to all the progress that has come since," Blackmun said. The announcem
1936 Olympians receive overdue recognition at White House
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted yesterday
tribute to all the progress that has come since," Blackmun said. The announcement came on the same night the USOC invited Tommie Smith and John Carlos, who were booted from the 1968 Olympics for their gloved-fist protest on the medals stand, to be... Read more
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CBS News
1968 raised-fist protesters say they support Colin KaepernickWASHINGTON D.C. -- Tommie Smith and John Carlos voiced their support for Colin
1968 raised-fist protesters say they support Colin Kaepernick
CBS News / Posted yesterday
WASHINGTON D.C. -- Tommie Smith and John Carlos voiced their support for Colin Kaepernick and other athletes staging national anthem protests, 48 years after they raised their gloved fists on the medals stand in a symbolic protest at the... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Raised-fist protesters Smith, Carlos support KaepernickTommie Smith, left, poses for a photograph with U.S. wheelchair rugby player Ch
Raised-fist protesters Smith, Carlos support Kaepernick
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
Tommie Smith, left, poses for a photograph with U.S. wheelchair rugby player Chuck Aoki in Washington on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016. Smith and John Carlos voiced their support for Colin Kaepernick and other athletes staging national anthem protests,... Read more
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SouthwesternOntario.ca
Raised-fist protesters Smith, Carlos support KaepernickSmith, Carlos support Kaepernick-Image1 The Canadian Press, 2016 FILe - In thi
Raised-fist protesters Smith, Carlos support Kaepernick
SouthwesternOntario.ca / Posted yesterday
Smith, Carlos support Kaepernick-Image1 The Canadian Press, 2016 FILe - In this Oct. 16, 1968, file photo, U.S. athletes Tommie Smith, center, and John Carlos stare downward while extending gloved hands skyward during the playing of the Star... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Raised-fist protesters Smith, Carlos support KaepernickWASHINGTON (AP) - Tommie Smith and John Carlos voiced their support for Colin K
Raised-fist protesters Smith, Carlos support Kaepernick
KTVN Reno / Posted yesterday
WASHINGTON (AP) - Tommie Smith and John Carlos voiced their support for Colin Kaepernick and other athletes staging national anthem protests, 48 years after they raised their gloved fists on the medals stand in a symbolic protest at the... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Raised-fist protesters Smith, Carlos support KaepernickWASHINGTON (AP) - Tommie Smith and John Carlos voiced their support for Colin K
Raised-fist protesters Smith, Carlos support Kaepernick
WVVA Bluefield / Posted yesterday
WASHINGTON (AP) - Tommie Smith and John Carlos voiced their support for Colin Kaepernick and other athletes staging national anthem protests, 48 years after they raised their gloved fists on the medals stand in a symbolic protest at the... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Judge dismisses discrimination suit against Catholic home>> Raised-fist protesters Smith, Carlos support KaepernickRaised-fist proteste
Judge dismisses discrimination suit against Catholic home
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>> Raised-fist protesters Smith, Carlos support KaepernickRaised-fist protesters Smith, Carlos support Kaepernick Tommie Smith and John Carlos voiced their support for Colin Kaepernick and other athletes staging national anthem protests,... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Raised-fist protesters Smith, Carlos support KaepernickBy Stephen Whyno, The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - Tommie Smith and John
Raised-fist protesters Smith, Carlos support Kaepernick
The Record Searchlight / Posted yesterday
By Stephen Whyno, The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - Tommie Smith and John Carlos voiced their support for Colin Kaepernick and other athletes staging national anthem protests, 48 years after they raised their gloved fists on the medals stand in... Read more
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The Hill
Inner-city crime should matter to Kaepernick and Black Lives MatterTommie Smith and John Carlos’ black power salute during their medal ceremony at
Inner-city crime should matter to Kaepernick and Black Lives Matter
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
Tommie Smith and John Carlos’ black power salute during their medal ceremony at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City is seared in the consciousness of anyone old enough to remember. After winning gold and bronze in the 200 meter sprint, they... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Kings plan to remain unified when making a stand for social changeknee during the national anthem, as Kaepernick has done, or raising a black-glo
Kings plan to remain unified when making a stand for social change
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 days ago
knee during the national anthem, as Kaepernick has done, or raising a black-gloved fist, as U.S. sprinters John Carlos and Tommie Smith did at the 1968 Olympics, the Kings and other NBA athletes and teams plan to protest this season – even at the... Read more
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