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Sports Business Daily
Weekend Hot Reads: Face The Nationthe header, " Famous Athletes Have Always Led The Way ." Charges "rain down on
Sports Business Daily / Posted 2 hours ago
the header, " Famous Athletes Have Always Led The Way ." Charges "rain down on those who dare challenge the nation to do better by blacks." The same thing that has happened to Colin Kaepernick "happened to the track stars John Carlos and Tommie S... Read more
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KERA North Texas
When It Comes To Race And Sports, Who Owns An Athlete's Opinions?to be inducted into the military, and was stripped of his title, fined and bann
KERA North Texas / Posted yesterday
to be inducted into the military, and was stripped of his title, fined and banned from boxing. Or Tommie Smith and John Carlos, Gold and Bronze track medalists respectively, who stood with upraised fists as the anthem was played during the... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
When It Comes To Race And Sports, Who Owns An Athlete's Opinions?to be inducted into the military, and was stripped of his title, fined and bann
KPBS San Diego / Posted yesterday
to be inducted into the military, and was stripped of his title, fined and banned from boxing. Or Tommie Smith and John Carlos, Gold and Bronze track medalists respectively, who stood with upraised fists as the anthem was played during the... Read more
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Aljazeera
'Take a knee' anti-racist protests move beyond the NFLCourt. The next year, as the US was gripped by the Civil Rights movement, gold
Aljazeera / Posted 2 days ago
Court. The next year, as the US was gripped by the Civil Rights movement, gold and bronze medalists Tommie Smith and John Carlos, both African Americans, raised their left fists during the medal ceremony for the 200-metre race competition at... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
19th Siargao National Surfing Cup Kicksthe highest combined score of 12.25 (out of a possible 20 points) of the day’s
Zamboanga Today / Posted 2 days ago
the highest combined score of 12.25 (out of a possible 20 points) of the day’s competition. 14-year-old Gabriel Lerog and John Carlos Nogalo shook up the competition when they put on an outstanding show, exchanging snaps and cut backs during their... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Robert Lipsyte, Trump Tackles the NFLbeen taken away. Those protests culminated in an enduring image of resistance:
Op-Ed News / Posted 3 days ago
been taken away. Those protests culminated in an enduring image of resistance: African-American sprinters Tommie Smith and John Carlos thrusting black-gloved fists into the air from the medal stand of the 1968 Mexico City Olympics. Go To... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Long Before NFL Players Started Kneeling, Olympians Raised A Fistof one of the most iconic such demonstrations quietly passed by. On Oct. 18, 1
KIVI Boise / Posted 3 days ago
of one of the most iconic such demonstrations quietly passed by. On Oct. 18, 1968, Olympic athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos were suspended from the U.S. team. Two days earlier, the men made international news when they each raised a... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Long Before NFL Players Started Kneeling, Olympians Raised A Fistof one of the most iconic such demonstrations quietly passed by. On Oct. 18, 1
KGTV San Diego / Posted 3 days ago
of one of the most iconic such demonstrations quietly passed by. On Oct. 18, 1968, Olympic athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos were suspended from the U.S. team. Two days earlier, the men made international news when they each raised a... Read more
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CTV News
'Bravery and tragedy': 'The other guy' recognized for role in iconic 'black power' photoraised in a “black power” salute. The historic photo captures the moment when
CTV News / Posted 4 days ago
raised in a “black power” salute. The historic photo captures the moment when African-American athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos protested their country’s national anthem in Mexico at the 1968 Summer Games, after winning gold and bronze... Read more
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FOX News
Olympic legend John Carlos says he planted seed for 'Black Lives Matter'There are a number of things that Dr. John Carlos finds disheartening — among t
FOX News / Posted 4 days ago
There are a number of things that Dr. John Carlos finds disheartening — among them, the lack of opportunity for poor minority kids to get hooked on Olympic sports, the way the Black Lives Matter movement is perceived in the media and how the NFL... Read more
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FOX News
American swimmer takes a knee. Could athlete protests impact upcoming Winter Olympics?the most famous demonstration came at the 1986 Mexico City Games when U.S. trac
FOX News / Posted 4 days ago
the most famous demonstration came at the 1986 Mexico City Games when U.S. track athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos raised their fists in a Black Power salute while on the medal stand. It was a silent but attention-grabbing way... Read more
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Herald Sun
100 ‘proud to be Aussie’ sports momentsup the matchwinning try for the Novocastrians. WHO can forget the moral courag
Herald Sun / Posted 4 days ago
up the matchwinning try for the Novocastrians. WHO can forget the moral courage of Australian sprinter Peter Norman when he supported his “brothers”, Americans Tommy Smith and John Carlos, in their black power salute at the 1968 Mexico City Olympi... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
This day in history, Oct. 16, 2017States with a stopover at the site of the Jamestown settlement in Virginia. In
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
States with a stopover at the site of the Jamestown settlement in Virginia. In 1968, American athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos sparked controversy at the Mexico City Olympics by giving "black power" salutes during a victory ceremony after... Read more
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Times Leader
Today in historyStates with a stopover at the site of the Jamestown settlement in Virginia. In
Times Leader / Posted 6 days ago
States with a stopover at the site of the Jamestown settlement in Virginia. In 1968, American athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos sparked controversy at the Mexico City Olympics by giving “black power” salutes during a victory ceremony after... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
THIS DATE IN HISTORY, Oct. 16: 'Baby Jessica' rescued from well in 1987States with a stopover at the site of the Jamestown settlement in Virginia. In
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
States with a stopover at the site of the Jamestown settlement in Virginia. In 1968, American athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos sparked controversy at the Mexico City Olympics by giving "black power" salutes during a victory ceremony after... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
THIS DATE IN HISTORY, Oct. 16: 'Baby Jessica' rescued from well in 1987States with a stopover at the site of the Jamestown settlement in Virginia. In
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 6 days ago
States with a stopover at the site of the Jamestown settlement in Virginia. In 1968, American athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos sparked controversy at the Mexico City Olympics by giving "black power" salutes during a victory ceremony after... Read more
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Boston Globe
This day in historyten Nazi war criminals condemned during the Nuremberg trials were hanged. In 1
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
ten Nazi war criminals condemned during the Nuremberg trials were hanged. In 1968, American athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos sparked controversy at the Mexico City Olympics by giving ‘‘black power’’ salutes during a victory ceremony after... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Today in HistoryStates with a stopover at the site of the Jamestown settlement in Virginia. In
The Middletown Press / Posted 6 days ago
States with a stopover at the site of the Jamestown settlement in Virginia. In 1968, American athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos sparked controversy at the Mexico City Olympics by giving "black power" salutes during a victory ceremony after... Read more
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La Prensa San Diego
NFL Protest was About Race, Now It's About Free Speechwere not the first athletes to use their public exposure to draw attention to s
La Prensa San Diego / Posted 9 days ago
were not the first athletes to use their public exposure to draw attention to social injustices: track and field athletes John Carlos and Tommie Smith raised their clinched fists during the Anthem after winning medals at the 1968 Olympics (they... Read more
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First Coast News
Remake of iconic photo with local female activist stands the test of timeIt was the picture of Tommie Smith and John Carlos protesting the unfair treatm
First Coast News / Posted 10 days ago
It was the picture of Tommie Smith and John Carlos protesting the unfair treatment of blacks in America during the medal presentation at the 1968 Olympics that sparked the idea behind the picture of Dorothy Pitman Hughes and Gloria Steinem. That... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Kelly: It’s time for NFL players to stop kneeling, and call an audible on anthem protests | Commentaryformer San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s cause need to take a page f
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
former San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s cause need to take a page from Olympic sprinters Tommie Smith and John Carlos, who stood atop the medal podium at the 1968 Summer Games in Mexico City with their heads bowed and raised... Read more
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TribLIVE
Mike Ditka backtracks on oppression comments, says he misspoketo a follow-up question from sportscaster Jim Gray about athletes such as Muham
TribLIVE / Posted 10 days ago
to a follow-up question from sportscaster Jim Gray about athletes such as Muhammad Ali, Jesse Owens, Tommie Smith and John Carlos who demonstrated against social injustices. “All of a sudden, it's become a big deal now, about oppression,”... Read more
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The Morning Call
Mike Ditka: 'I intended the right thing. It just came out wrong.'to a follow-up question from sportscaster Jim Gray about athletes such as Muham
The Morning Call / Posted 11 days ago
to a follow-up question from sportscaster Jim Gray about athletes such as Muhammad Ali, Jesse Owens, Tommie Smith and John Carlos who demonstrated against social injustices. “All of a sudden, it’s become a big deal now, about oppression,”... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Mike Ditka: 'I intended the right thing. It just came out wrong.'to a follow-up question from sportscaster Jim Gray about athletes such as Muham
Chicago Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
to a follow-up question from sportscaster Jim Gray about athletes such as Muhammad Ali, Jesse Owens, Tommie Smith and John Carlos who demonstrated against social injustices. “All of a sudden, it’s become a big deal now, about oppression,”... Read more
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The Mercury News
Where are you, Colin Kaepernick? Symbol of America’s cultural tempest stays quietembattled because of their demonstrations. Edwards, the architect of the 1968
The Mercury News / Posted 11 days ago
embattled because of their demonstrations. Edwards, the architect of the 1968 Olympics protest by San Jose State sprinters John Carlos and Tommie Smith, sent NFL commissioner Roger Goodell an email June 23 urging the executive to get ahead of the... Read more
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KERA North Texas
We Want Your Questions On Activism In Sportsthe 1968 Olympics, after winning the gold and bronze medals in the men's 200 me
KERA North Texas / Posted 11 days ago
the 1968 Olympics, after winning the gold and bronze medals in the men's 200 meters, U.S. Olympians Tommie Smith and John Carlos raised their fists, each wearing a black glove, during the medal ceremony to make a statement about human rights.... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
We Want Your Questions On Activism In Sportsthe 1968 Olympics, after winning the gold and bronze medals in the men's 200 me
KPBS San Diego / Posted 11 days ago
the 1968 Olympics, after winning the gold and bronze medals in the men's 200 meters, U.S. Olympians Tommie Smith and John Carlos raised their fists, each wearing a black glove, during the medal ceremony to make a statement about human rights.... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Kelly: It’s time for NFL players to stop kneeling, and call an audible on anthem protestsformer San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s cause need to take a page f
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
former San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s cause need to take a page from Olympic sprinters Tommie Smith and John Carlos, who stood atop the medal podium at the 1968 Summer Games in Mexico City with their heads bowed and raised... Read more
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Boston Globe
Mike Ditka on NFL protests: ‘There has been no oppression in the last 100 years’Ditka, ‘‘For those who want social justice, and for those who look back at the
Boston Globe / Posted 11 days ago
Ditka, ‘‘For those who want social justice, and for those who look back at the lives of Muhammad Ali and Jesse Owens, and John Carlos and Tommy Smith, your response would be?’’ ‘‘I don’t know what social injustices have been,’’ the Pro Football... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Mike Ditka claims there's been no oppression the last 100 yearsDitka: "For those who want social justice and for those who look back at the li
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 12 days ago
Ditka: "For those who want social justice and for those who look back at the lives of Muhammad Ali and Jesse Owens and John Carlos and Tommy Smith, your response would be?" To which Ditka replied: "I don't know what social injustices (there)... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Mike Ditka claims there's been no oppression the last 100 yearsDitka: "For those who want social justice and for those who look back at the li
Detroit Free Press / Posted 12 days ago
Ditka: "For those who want social justice and for those who look back at the lives of Muhammad Ali and Jesse Owens and John Carlos and Tommy Smith, your response would be?" To which Ditka replied: "I don't know what social injustices (there)... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Mike Ditka on NFL protests: 'No oppression in the last 100 years...Ditka, "For those who want social justice, and for those who look back at the l
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 12 days ago
Ditka, "For those who want social justice, and for those who look back at the lives of Muhammad Ali and Jesse Owens, and John Carlos and Tommy Smith, your response would be?" "I don't know what social injustices have been," the Pro Football Hall... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Mike Ditka on NFL protests: 'No oppression in the last 100 years that I know of'Ditka, "For those who want social justice, and for those who look back at the l
Calgary Sun / Posted 12 days ago
Ditka, "For those who want social justice, and for those who look back at the lives of Muhammad Ali and Jesse Owens, and John Carlos and Tommy Smith, your response would be?" "I don't know what social injustices have been," the Pro Football Hall... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Mike Ditka on NFL protests: 'No oppression in the last 100 years that I know of'Ditka, "For those who want social justice, and for those who look back at the l
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
Ditka, "For those who want social justice, and for those who look back at the lives of Muhammad Ali and Jesse Owens, and John Carlos and Tommy Smith, your response would be?" "I don't know what social injustices have been," the Pro Football Hall... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Mike Ditka on NFL protests: 'No oppression in the last 100 years that I know of'Ditka, "For those who want social justice, and for those who look back at the l
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 12 days ago
Ditka, "For those who want social justice, and for those who look back at the lives of Muhammad Ali and Jesse Owens, and John Carlos and Tommy Smith, your response would be?" "I don't know what social injustices have been," the Pro Football Hall... Read more
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The Age
Taking a stand: We owe it to the young to remember the heroessprinter Peter Norman in the 1968 Olympic Games. Silver medallist in the 200 me
The Age / Posted 15 days ago
sprinter Peter Norman in the 1968 Olympic Games. Silver medallist in the 200 metres final, he stood with Tommie Smith and John Carlos in their "Black Power" protest against US racial inequality. Tragically, not much has changed. All three men... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Quick Shifts: Patrick Marleau vs. the Babcock paceyou’re supporting, not just talk.” The raised fist echoes back to the 1968 Oly
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 15 days ago
you’re supporting, not just talk.” The raised fist echoes back to the 1968 Olympics, when African-American track stars John Carlos and Tommie Smith drew attention to black power on the medal stand. 5. Kris Letang apologized to Matt Murray and... Read more
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Gulf News
Athletes who made a standwhich Argentina won 2-1, he said the goal came a little from his head and a lit
Gulf News / Posted 16 days ago
which Argentina won 2-1, he said the goal came a little from his head and a little from the “hand of God”.Tommie Smith and John CarlosUS sprinters Tommie Smith and John Carlos both used their moment on the podium at the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Coe wants to tap into Usain Bolt to revamp sportnot set its trends if you look back to Jesse Owens' stance in Berlin and the sa
KECI Missoula / Posted 17 days ago
not set its trends if you look back to Jesse Owens' stance in Berlin and the salutes in 1968," he added, referring to to John Carlos and Tommie Smith's Black Power salute at the Mexico Olympics. "It's important sport has a view. "Frankly, I'm... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Coe wants to tap into Usain Bolt to revamp sportnot set its trends if you look back to Jesse Owens' stance in Berlin and the sa
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 17 days ago
not set its trends if you look back to Jesse Owens' stance in Berlin and the salutes in 1968," he added, referring to to John Carlos and Tommie Smith's Black Power salute at the Mexico Olympics. "It's important sport has a view. "Frankly, I'm... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Coe wants to tap into Usain Bolt to revamp sportnot set its trends if you look back to Jesse Owens' stance in Berlin and the sa
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 17 days ago
not set its trends if you look back to Jesse Owens' stance in Berlin and the salutes in 1968," he added, referring to to John Carlos and Tommie Smith's Black Power salute at the Mexico Olympics. "It's important sport has a view. "Frankly, I'm... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Coe wants to tap into Usain Bolt to revamp sportnot set its trends if you look back to Jesse Owens' stance in Berlin and the sa
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 17 days ago
not set its trends if you look back to Jesse Owens' stance in Berlin and the salutes in 1968," he added, referring to to John Carlos and Tommie Smith's Black Power salute at the Mexico Olympics. "It's important sport has a view. "Frankly, I'm... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Coe wants to tap into Usain Bolt to revamp sportnot set its trends if you look back to Jesse Owens' stance in Berlin and the sa
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 17 days ago
not set its trends if you look back to Jesse Owens' stance in Berlin and the salutes in 1968," he added, referring to to John Carlos and Tommie Smith's Black Power salute at the Mexico Olympics. "It's important sport has a view. "Frankly, I'm... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Coe wants to tap into Usain Bolt to revamp sportnot set its trends if you look back to Jesse Owens' stance in Berlin and the sa
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 17 days ago
not set its trends if you look back to Jesse Owens' stance in Berlin and the salutes in 1968," he added, referring to to John Carlos and Tommie Smith's Black Power salute at the Mexico Olympics. "It's important sport has a view. "Frankly, I'm... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Olympian John Carlos, who raised fist at ’68 Games, would ‘take a knee’Nearly 50 years ago, it wasn’t a bent knee but a raised fist that shocked the n
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 18 days ago
Nearly 50 years ago, it wasn’t a bent knee but a raised fist that shocked the nation. John Carlos, then a bronze medalist in the 200 meters during the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City, joined fellow American Olympian Tommie Smith in protesting the way... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Olympian John Carlos, who raised fist at '68 Games, would ‘take a knee'Nearly 50 years ago, it wasn’t a bent knee but a raised fist that shocked the n
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 18 days ago
Nearly 50 years ago, it wasn’t a bent knee but a raised fist that shocked the nation. >> Read more trending news John Carlos, then a bronze medalist in the 200 meters during the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City, joined fellow American Olympian Tommie... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Olympian John Carlos, who raised fist at '68 Games, would ‘take a knee'Nearly 50 years ago, it wasn’t a bent knee but a raised fist that shocked the n
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 18 days ago
Nearly 50 years ago, it wasn’t a bent knee but a raised fist that shocked the nation. >> Read more trending news John Carlos, then a bronze medalist in the 200 meters during the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City, joined fellow American Olympian Tommie... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Olympian John Carlos,who raised fist at ’68 Games, would ‘take a knee’CONTRIBUTEDJohn Carlos, 72, who now lives south of Atlanta, says he and his fam
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 18 days ago
CONTRIBUTEDJohn Carlos, 72, who now lives south of Atlanta, says he and his family faced threats back in the U.S. after his protest at the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City. Nearly 50 years ago, it wasn’t a bent knee but a raised fist that shocked... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Exchanging insults will have no winnerbut instead it’s generally been related to the need for national healing. (An e
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 18 days ago
but instead it’s generally been related to the need for national healing. (An exception is the fist-extended protests of John Carlos and Tommie Smith on the medal stand at the 1968 Olympics). One of the most understudied exchanges between sports... Read more
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FOX News
Colin Kaepernick and the history of national anthem proteststhe NFL and other sports leagues. Here’s a look at some the more well-known co
FOX News / Posted 19 days ago
the NFL and other sports leagues. Here’s a look at some the more well-known controversies. Track stars Tommie Smith and John Carlos, both black, participated in the one of the most famous political protests in the 20th century. At the medal... Read more
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