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Brainerd Dispatch
Why do we still care so much about O.J. Simpson?with some blacks who took strong stands for civil rights _ like Muhammad Ali di
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted yesterday
with some blacks who took strong stands for civil rights _ like Muhammad Ali did by defying his draft orders. Or like Tommie Smith and John Carlos did at the Mexico City Olympics by raising their black-gloved fists in a black power salute to... Read more
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Philly.com
Women golfers whiff at chance to take stand against Trumpexplained the golfers’ decisions to demur: “It’s a no-win situation.” Well, di
Philly.com / Posted 4 days ago
explained the golfers’ decisions to demur: “It’s a no-win situation.” Well, dissent always is a no-win situation. Ask Tommie Smith or John Carlos or Muhammad Ali. Ask soccer player Megan Rapinoe, a white female Team USA member who, in 2016,... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
3 Cheers: Diandrenique Gaines overcomes asthma to become MS track phenom100 meters in the 2016 International Children's Games. This success happened th
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 10 days ago
100 meters in the 2016 International Children's Games. This success happened thanks to learning from Olympians Tori Bowie, Tommie Smith, and Dianne Williams. Tommie gave her a chance to run on his AAU track team. Phillip Travis coaches "Nique"... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Michelle Obama to present Arthur Ashe AwardTom Burnett and Jeremy Glick, four passengers who lost their lives September 11
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
Tom Burnett and Jeremy Glick, four passengers who lost their lives September 11 on United Flight 93; Pat and Kevin Tillman; Tommie Smith and John Carlos; Nelson Mandela; Robin Roberts; Michael Sam; and Caitlyn Jenner. hboedeker@orlandosentinel.com... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Celebrating red, white and blue sports momentshad served in the United States Marine Corps reserves. "It was our flag," Mond
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
had served in the United States Marine Corps reserves. "It was our flag," Monday told me last year. John Carlos and Tommie Smith protested on the medal stand at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics. They expressed themselves, their right, one of... Read more
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Daily Herald
1918 World Series key in US love affair with national anthemanthem in 1931. FILE - In this Oct. 16, 1968, file photo, extending gloved han
Daily Herald / Posted 17 days ago
anthem in 1931. FILE - In this Oct. 16, 1968, file photo, extending gloved hands skyward in racial protest, U.S. athletes Tommie Smith, center, and John Carlos stare downward during the playing of "The Star-Spangled Banner" after Smith received... Read more
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Island Packet
AP PHOTOS: Athletes at times abstain from anthem in protestby some, athletes have at times abstained as a form of protest. At the 1968 Ol
Island Packet / Posted 18 days ago
by some, athletes have at times abstained as a form of protest. At the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City, U.S. athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos each wore a black glove and raised a fist in the air during the medal ceremony as a sign of... Read more

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