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Reuters Sports News
Israel qualify for World Baseball Classicin 1968 will be received at White House Tommie Smith and John Carlos, the two
Israel qualify for World Baseball Classic
Reuters Sports News / Posted 3 days ago
in 1968 will be received at White House Tommie Smith and John Carlos, the two African-American athletes sent home from the 1968 Olympic Games for their raised-fist protest on the medal podium, will receive a long-awaited moment of redemption at... Read more
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Reuters
Golf great Arnold Palmer dead at 87in 1968 will be received at White House Tommie Smith and John Carlos, the two
Golf great Arnold Palmer dead at 87
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in 1968 will be received at White House Tommie Smith and John Carlos, the two African-American athletes sent home from the 1968 Olympic Games for their raised-fist protest on the medal podium, will receive a long-awaited moment of redemption at... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Raised-fist Olympians invited to meet Obama at White HouseCarlos to meet Barack Obama at White House The two African-American athletes w
Raised-fist Olympians invited to meet Obama at White House
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
Carlos to meet Barack Obama at White House The two African-American athletes who made the iconic raised-fist protest at the 1968 Olympic Games will receive a long-awaited moment of redemption at a US team event at the White House. Key... Read more
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Raw Story
Raised-fist Olympians punished in 1968 will be received at White HouseTommie Smith and John Carlos, the two African-American athletes sent home from
Raised-fist Olympians punished in 1968 will be received at White House
Raw Story / Posted 3 days ago
Tommie Smith and John Carlos, the two African-American athletes sent home from the 1968 Olympic Games for their raised-fist protest on the medal podium, will receive a long-awaited moment of redemption at a U.S. team event at the White House this... Read more
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Reuters
Raised-fist Olympians punished in 1968 will be received at White HouseSeptember 12, 2016. REUTERS/Alan Devall Tommie Smith and John Carlos, the two
Raised-fist Olympians punished in 1968 will be received at White House
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
September 12, 2016. REUTERS/Alan Devall Tommie Smith and John Carlos, the two African-American athletes sent home from the 1968 Olympic Games for their raised-fist protest on the medal podium, will receive a long-awaited moment of redemption at... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Raised-fist Olympians punished in 1968 will be received at White HouseSeptember 12, 2016. REUTERS/Alan Devall Tommie Smith and John Carlos, the two
Raised-fist Olympians punished in 1968 will be received at White House
Reuters Sports News / Posted 3 days ago
September 12, 2016. REUTERS/Alan Devall Tommie Smith and John Carlos, the two African-American athletes sent home from the 1968 Olympic Games for their raised-fist protest on the medal podium, will receive a long-awaited moment of redemption at... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
McIlroy, Moore, Chappell in Tour Championship playoffin 1968 will be received at White House Tommie Smith and John Carlos, the two
McIlroy, Moore, Chappell in Tour Championship playoff
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in 1968 will be received at White House Tommie Smith and John Carlos, the two African-American athletes sent home from the 1968 Olympic Games for their raised-fist protest on the medal podium, will receive a long-awaited moment of redemption at... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Raised-fist Olympians punished in 1968 will be received at White HouseREUTERS: Tommie Smith and John Carlos, the two African-American athletes sent h
Raised-fist Olympians punished in 1968 will be received at White House
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
REUTERS: Tommie Smith and John Carlos, the two African-American athletes sent home from the 1968 Olympic Games for their raised-fist protest on the medal podium, will receive a long-awaited moment of redemption at a U.S. team event at the White House... Read more
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Raw Story
Michigan State football players emulate raised-fist protest in NFLfist-raising protests recall the famous gesture by U.S. athletes Tommie Smith a
Michigan State football players emulate raised-fist protest in NFL
Raw Story / Posted 4 days ago
fist-raising protests recall the famous gesture by U.S. athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos during a medal ceremony at the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City. The protesting players have been seen as allies of the Black Lives Matter movement,... Read more
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Reuters
Michigan State football players emulate raised-fist protest in NFLfist-raising protests recall the famous gesture by U.S. athletes Tommie Smith a
Michigan State football players emulate raised-fist protest in NFL
Reuters / Posted 4 days ago
fist-raising protests recall the famous gesture by U.S. athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos during a medal ceremony at the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City. The protesting players have been seen as allies of the Black Lives Matter movement,... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Michigan State football players emulate raised-fist protest in NFLfist-raising protests recall the famous gesture by U.S. athletes Tommie Smith a
Michigan State football players emulate raised-fist protest in NFL
Reuters Sports News / Posted 4 days ago
fist-raising protests recall the famous gesture by U.S. athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos during a medal ceremony at the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City. The protesting players have been seen as allies of the Black Lives Matter movement,... Read more
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ABC News
10 Must-See Artifacts at New Smithsonian MuseumOlympic warm-up suit worn by Tommie Smith.Upon entering the Sports Gallery, vis
10 Must-See Artifacts at New Smithsonian Museum
ABC News / Posted 6 days ago
Olympic warm-up suit worn by Tommie Smith.Upon entering the Sports Gallery, visitors are greeted by a statue from the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City where African-American athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos raised their fists during... Read more
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The Christian Post
Colin Kaepernick, Sports and Nationalism: Civic or Ethnic Identity?was most notably displayed by the iconic Black Power salute by Tommie Smith and
Colin Kaepernick, Sports and Nationalism: Civic or Ethnic Identity?
The Christian Post / Posted 8 days ago
was most notably displayed by the iconic Black Power salute by Tommie Smith and John Carlos during the national anthem at the 1968 Olympic Games, sportive rituals provide players the opportunity to express their political and micro-national... Read more
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Daily Mail
Eagles players are the latest to join Kaepernick's anthem protestto raise fists, recalling a similar demonstration by athletes Tommie Smith and
Eagles players are the latest to join Kaepernick's anthem protest
Daily Mail / Posted 9 days ago
to raise fists, recalling a similar demonstration by athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos during their medal ceremony at the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City. The protesting players have been seen as allies of the Black Lives Matter movement,... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Eagles players latest to join anthem protestto raise fists, recalling a similar demonstration by athletes Tommie Smith and
Eagles players latest to join anthem protest
Reuters Sports News / Posted 9 days ago
to raise fists, recalling a similar demonstration by athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos during their medal ceremony at the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City. The protesting players have been seen as allies of the Black Lives Matter movement,... Read more
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Reuters
Eagles players latest to join anthem protestto raise fists, recalling a similar demonstration by athletes Tommie Smith and
Eagles players latest to join anthem protest
Reuters / Posted 9 days ago
to raise fists, recalling a similar demonstration by athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos during their medal ceremony at the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City. The protesting players have been seen as allies of the Black Lives Matter movement,... Read more
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Hip-Hop Wired
NFL Week 2 Sees More Players Join National Anthem ProtestCasey went the raised fist route before their game against the Detroit Lions.
NFL Week 2 Sees More Players Join National Anthem Protest
Hip-Hop Wired / Posted 9 days ago
Casey went the raised fist route before their game against the Detroit Lions. The raised fist gesture dates back to the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City when African-American track runners Tommie Smith and John Carlos protested America’s... Read more
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The Brown Daily Herald
Hyland GS: This is about Tyre Kinghave followed, kneeling or raising a fist — a salute to John Carlos and Tommie
Hyland GS: This is about Tyre King
The Brown Daily Herald / Posted 9 days ago
have followed, kneeling or raising a fist — a salute to John Carlos and Tommie Smith’s protest at the medal ceremony of the 1968 Olympic Games — during the anthem. Athletes all over the country quickly joined them. Sept. 15, soccer player Megan... Read more
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Raw Story
More NFL players join Colin Kaepernick’s protest of national anthemrecalled the raised fist demonstration by black athletes Tommie Smith and John
More NFL players join Colin Kaepernick’s protest of national anthem
Raw Story / Posted 10 days ago
recalled the raised fist demonstration by black athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos during their medal ceremony at the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City. Arian Foster, Kenny Stills and Michael Thomas of the Miami Dolphins knelt before... Read more
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The Brown Daily Herald
Hyland GS: This is about Tyree Kinghave followed, kneeling or raising a fist — a salute to John Carlos and Tommie
Hyland GS: This is about Tyree King
The Brown Daily Herald / Posted 10 days ago
have followed, kneeling or raising a fist — a salute to John Carlos and Tommie Smith’s protest at the medal ceremony of the 1968 Olympic Games — during the anthem. Athletes all over the country quickly joined them. Sept. 15, soccer player Megan... Read more
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Raw Story
More kneeling players, raised fists, in anthem protestsrecalled the raised fist demonstration by black athletes Tommie Smith and John
More kneeling players, raised fists, in anthem protests
Raw Story / Posted 10 days ago
recalled the raised fist demonstration by black athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos during their medal ceremony at the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City. Arian Foster, Kenny Stills and Michael Thomas of the Miami Dolphins knelt before... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
More kneeling players, raised fists, in anthem protestsrecalled the raised fist demonstration by black athletes Tommie Smith and John
More kneeling players, raised fists, in anthem protests
Reuters Sports News / Posted 10 days ago
recalled the raised fist demonstration by black athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos during their medal ceremony at the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City. Arian Foster, Kenny Stills and Michael Thomas of the Miami Dolphins knelt before... Read more
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Newsmax
NFL-More Kneeling Players, Raised Fists, in Anthem Protestsrecalled the raised fist demonstration by black athletes Tommie Smith and John
NFL-More Kneeling Players, Raised Fists, in Anthem Protests
Newsmax / Posted 10 days ago
recalled the raised fist demonstration by black athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos during their medal ceremony at the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City. Arian Foster, Kenny Stills and Michael Thomas of the Miami Dolphins knelt before... Read more
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Reuters
More kneeling players, raised fists, in anthem protestsrecalled the raised fist demonstration by black athletes Tommie Smith and John
More kneeling players, raised fists, in anthem protests
Reuters / Posted 10 days ago
recalled the raised fist demonstration by black athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos during their medal ceremony at the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City. Arian Foster, Kenny Stills and Michael Thomas of the Miami Dolphins knelt before... Read more
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Newsmax
James Woods Boycotting NFL Over Refusal to Stand For National AnthemSmith, one of the American athletes who gave the Black Power salute on the meda
James Woods Boycotting NFL Over Refusal to Stand For National Anthem
Newsmax / Posted 10 days ago
Smith, one of the American athletes who gave the Black Power salute on the medal podium in the 1968 Olympic Games, told TMZ Sports he has decided to boycott films in which Woods appears because of the actor's... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Colin Kaepernick: NFL Black Lives Matter protests recall rebellious spirit of 1960s sporting greatsCarlos, one of the two American athletes who gave the Black Power salute on the
Colin Kaepernick: NFL Black Lives Matter protests recall rebellious spirit of 1960s sporting greats
Daily Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
Carlos, one of the two American athletes who gave the Black Power salute on the medal podium in an iconic protest at the 1968 Olympic Games, also backed Kaepernick. Carlos, 71, said: "It''s the same way we did it 48 years ago, giving America... Read more
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Deseret News
Doug Robinson: The Anthem: Another crumbling American institutionabused musically, the Anthem has been hijacked for political purposes. Tommie S
Doug Robinson: The Anthem: Another crumbling American institution
Deseret News / Posted 15 days ago
abused musically, the Anthem has been hijacked for political purposes. Tommie Smith and John Carlos were banished from the 1968 Olympic Games after they gave the Black Power salute during the playing of the National Anthem. Decades later they... Read more
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EuroNews
Kaepernick racial injustice protests divide US opinionair – reminiscent of the raised-fist salute by black athletes Tommie Smith and
Kaepernick racial injustice protests divide US opinion
EuroNews / Posted 15 days ago
air – reminiscent of the raised-fist salute by black athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos during their medal ceremony at the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City. Carlos, now 71, backed Kaepernick and the others. He said: “You know we didn’t throw... Read more
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Aljazeera
NFL: Footballer Colin Kaepernick continues his protestaction recalled the raised-fist salute by black athletes Tommie Smith and John
NFL: Footballer Colin Kaepernick continues his protest
Aljazeera / Posted 16 days ago
action recalled the raised-fist salute by black athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos during their medal ceremony at the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City. Carlos, now 71, praised Kaepernick, Peters and other NFL players in a Reuters... Read more
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Raw Story
ABC’s ‘Monday Night Football’ shines spotlight on national anthem protests sparked by Colin Kaepernickthe opening ceremony – recalling the salute by black athletes Tommie Smith and
ABC’s ‘Monday Night Football’ shines spotlight on national anthem protests sparked by Colin Kaepernick
Raw Story / Posted 16 days ago
the opening ceremony – recalling the salute by black athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos during their medal ceremony at the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City. The protest has angered some fans, who see it as disrespectful to the U.S. flag, the... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Monday Night Football shines spotlight on national anthem protests ignited by Kaepernickaction recalled the raised-fist salute by black athletes Tommie Smith and John
Monday Night Football shines spotlight on national anthem protests ignited by Kaepernick
Daily Telegraph / Posted 16 days ago
action recalled the raised-fist salute by black athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos during their medal ceremony at the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City. Carlos, now 71, praised Kaepernick, Peters and other NFL players in a Reuters... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Olympian known for raised fist calls NFL protests 'shock treatment'the protest by Carlos and his American teammate and gold medalist, Tommie Smith
Olympian known for raised fist calls NFL protests 'shock treatment'
Reuters Sports News / Posted 16 days ago
the protest by Carlos and his American teammate and gold medalist, Tommie Smith, after they placed in the 200 meters at the 1968 Olympic Games. Barefoot on the podium in Mexico City, the two Americans bowed their heads and pushed their... Read more
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Reuters
Monday Night Football shines spotlight on national anthem protestsaction recalled the raised-fist salute by black athletes Tommie Smith and John
Monday Night Football shines spotlight on national anthem protests
Reuters / Posted 16 days ago
action recalled the raised-fist salute by black athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos during their medal ceremony at the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City. Other members of the Chiefs linked arms during Sunday's anthem, as did the Seattle... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Monday Night Football shines spotlight on national anthem protestsaction recalled the raised-fist salute by black athletes Tommie Smith and John
Monday Night Football shines spotlight on national anthem protests
Reuters Sports News / Posted 16 days ago
action recalled the raised-fist salute by black athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos during their medal ceremony at the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City. Other members of the Chiefs linked arms during Sunday's anthem, as did the Seattle... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
NFL protests grow Sunday as players follow Kaepernick's leadwave of demonstrations in the league. Tommie Smith and John Carlos, gold and b
NFL protests grow Sunday as players follow Kaepernick's lead
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 16 days ago
wave of demonstrations in the league. Tommie Smith and John Carlos, gold and bronze medalists in the 200-meter run at the 1968 Olympic Games, engaged in a protest on the victory stand in which they raised their fists in what is frequently... Read more
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Aljazeera
More black American footballers join inequality protestrecalled the raised fist demonstration by black athletes Tommie Smith and John
More black American footballers join inequality protest
Aljazeera / Posted 17 days ago
recalled the raised fist demonstration by black athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos during their medal ceremony at the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City. San Francisco 49ers backup quarterback Colin Kaepernick started a controversy when he... Read more
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International Business Times
Colin Kaepernick's US anthem protest spreads as National Football League season kicks offwas reminiscent of a similar protest by Tommie Smith and John Carlos, gold and
Colin Kaepernick's US anthem protest spreads as National Football League season kicks off
International Business Times / Posted 17 days ago
was reminiscent of a similar protest by Tommie Smith and John Carlos, gold and bronze medalists after the 200-meter run at the 1968 Olympic Games on the winners' platform. Kaepernick's 49ers are scheduled to host the Los Angeles Rams in a game... Read more
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SportsFan
NFL anthem protests spreadrecalled the raised fist demonstration by black athletes Tommie Smith and John
NFL anthem protests spread
SportsFan / Posted 17 days ago
recalled the raised fist demonstration by black athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos during their medal ceremony at the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City. The other Chiefs players decided to lock arms as a sign of solidarity after... Read more
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Raw Story
Kansas City player Marcus Peters raises fist in defiance during national anthem at NFL openerrecalled the raised fist demonstration by black athletes Tommie Smith and John
Kansas City player Marcus Peters raises fist in defiance during national anthem at NFL opener
Raw Story / Posted 17 days ago
recalled the raised fist demonstration by black athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos during their medal ceremony at the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City. The rest of the Chiefs team stood with interlocked arms during the anthem before... Read more
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WA Today
NFL player Marcus Peters raises fist during anthem in solidarity with Colin Kaepernickrecalled the raised fist demonstration by black athletes Tommie Smith and John
NFL player Marcus Peters raises fist during anthem in solidarity with Colin Kaepernick
WA Today / Posted 17 days ago
recalled the raised fist demonstration by black athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos during their medal ceremony at the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City. The rest of the Chiefs team stood with interlocked arms during the anthem before... Read more
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SportsFan
NFL player raises fist during anthemrecalled the raised fist demonstration by black athletes Tommie Smith and John
NFL player raises fist during anthem
SportsFan / Posted 17 days ago
recalled the raised fist demonstration by black athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos during their medal ceremony at the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City. The rest of the Chiefs team stood with interlocked arms during the anthem before... Read more
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The Age
NFL player Marcus Peters raises fist during anthem in solidarity with Colin Kaepernickrecalled the raised fist demonstration by black athletes Tommie Smith and John
NFL player Marcus Peters raises fist during anthem in solidarity with Colin Kaepernick
The Age / Posted 17 days ago
recalled the raised fist demonstration by black athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos during their medal ceremony at the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City. The rest of the Chiefs team stood with interlocked arms during the anthem before... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
NFL player Marcus Peters raises fist during anthem in solidarity with Colin Kaepernickrecalled the raised fist demonstration by black athletes Tommie Smith and John
NFL player Marcus Peters raises fist during anthem in solidarity with Colin Kaepernick
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 17 days ago
recalled the raised fist demonstration by black athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos during their medal ceremony at the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City. The rest of the Chiefs team stood with interlocked arms during the anthem before... Read more
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Canberra Times
NFL player Marcus Peters raises fist during anthem in solidarity with Colin Kaepernickrecalled the raised fist demonstration by black athletes Tommie Smith and John
NFL player Marcus Peters raises fist during anthem in solidarity with Colin Kaepernick
Canberra Times / Posted 17 days ago
recalled the raised fist demonstration by black athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos during their medal ceremony at the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City. The rest of the Chiefs team stood with interlocked arms during the anthem before... Read more
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The Wesleyan Argus
Colin Kaepernick’s Action Speaks to Our Judgment, Not Hisyears earlier, the story was similar when Tommie Smith and John Carlos enacted
Colin Kaepernick’s Action Speaks to Our Judgment, Not His
The Wesleyan Argus / Posted 20 days ago
years earlier, the story was similar when Tommie Smith and John Carlos enacted a black power salute while on the podium at the 1968 Olympic Games. Muhammad Ali’s image also suffered dramatically when he spoke out against social inequalities in the... Read more
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Orange County Register
Anthem outrage much ado about nothinghis visibility to express a political view. Most famously, Mohammed Ali did so
Anthem outrage much ado about nothing
Orange County Register / Posted 21 days ago
his visibility to express a political view. Most famously, Mohammed Ali did so in opposing the Vietnam War in the 1960s. At the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City, Tommie Smith and John Carlos, sprinters who had won a gold and a bronze medal, bowed... Read more
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Mashable
Colin Kaepernick's protest is the latest from athletes in the era of Black Lives Matterpodium during the 1968 Summer Olympics. Tommie Smith and John Carlos, gold and
Colin Kaepernick's protest is the latest from athletes in the era of Black Lives Matter
Mashable / Posted 28 days ago
podium during the 1968 Summer Olympics. Tommie Smith and John Carlos, gold and bronze medalists in the 200-meter run at the 1968 Olympic Games, engage in a victory stand protest against unfair treatment of blacks in the United States. Image:... Read more
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DW
Kaepernick's US anthem protest draws strong support - and criticism |Among the latest to weigh in on the issue was former sprinter Tommie Smith, who
Kaepernick's US anthem protest draws strong support - and criticism |
DW / Posted 29 days ago
Among the latest to weigh in on the issue was former sprinter Tommie Smith, who won gold in the 200-meter dash at the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico. Smith, who is remembered for joining fellow sprinter John Carlos in raising a clenched fist during the... Read more
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The Martinsburg Journal
Thrasher makes West Virginia proudJames Jett in the 4x100 relay in the 1992 Barcelona Games. She also joins Richw
Thrasher makes West Virginia proud
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted 1 months ago
James Jett in the 4x100 relay in the 1992 Barcelona Games. She also joins Richwood's Mike Barrett, a hoops star in the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City and, fittingly, our first gold medalist, Cabin Creek's Jerry West in the 1960 Rome... Read more

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