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Hindustantimes.com
Breakfast bond: Harvard is connecting its players to intellectuals, political and finance celebsEdwards spoke to the whole basketball team about a life at the intersection of
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 3 days ago
Edwards spoke to the whole basketball team about a life at the intersection of sports and activism, from John Carlos and Tommie Smith — not to mention Malcolm X — to Colin Kaepernick. Amaker arranged the talk for a simple but somewhat quaint... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
At Harvard, education through athletics (and vice-versa)Edwards spoke to the whole basketball team about a life at the intersection of
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 5 days ago
Edwards spoke to the whole basketball team about a life at the intersection of sports and activism, from John Carlos and Tommie Smith not to mention Malcolm X to Colin Kaepernick. Amaker arranged the talk for a simple but somewhat quaint reason:... Read more
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Daily Herald
At Harvard, education through athletics (and vice-versa)Edwards spoke to the whole basketball team about a life at the intersection of
Daily Herald / Posted 5 days ago
Edwards spoke to the whole basketball team about a life at the intersection of sports and activism, from John Carlos and Tommie Smith - not to mention Malcolm X - to Colin Kaepernick. Amaker arranged the talk for a simple but somewhat quaint... Read more
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Daily Mail
Michael Bennett celebrates sack against 49ers with black power salutethis article In sports, the symbol was most notably used during the 1968 Olymp
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
this article In sports, the symbol was most notably used during the 1968 Olympics by African-American athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos while the National Anthem played. Michael Bennett's other brother tight end for the Green Bay... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Column: Sports gets political, but much of it does no goodseen in the wake of two devastating hurricanes, it’s always been more than that
Pilipino Star / Posted 5 days ago
seen in the wake of two devastating hurricanes, it’s always been more than that. From Jackie Robinson and Muhammad Ali to Tommie Smith and John Carlos, our heroes of the field and ring and track have helped us advance as a nation with their... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
As Trump seethes over ESPN anchor's tweet, a movement breathes to lifesportscasters wouldn't go near racial and social issues, Howard Cosell openly s
Chicago Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
sportscasters wouldn't go near racial and social issues, Howard Cosell openly supported Olympic sprinters John Carlos and Tommie Smith, who raised their fists in a black power gesture during their 1968 medal ceremony in Mexico City. And when... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Column: Sports gets political but much of it does no goodseen in the wake of two devastating hurricanes, it's always been more than that
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 7 days ago
seen in the wake of two devastating hurricanes, it's always been more than that. From Jackie Robinson and Muhammad Ali to Tommie Smith and John Carlos, our heroes of the field and ring and track have helped us advance as a nation with their... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Athletes deserve right to have social voiceRobinson’s determination in creating a new normal? Talk about grace. Where wou
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
Robinson’s determination in creating a new normal? Talk about grace. Where would this country be without John Carlos and Tommie Smith on the medal stand in 1968, making others’ injustice more important than their own accomplishments? Talk about... Read more
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BBC News
Push to honour 'forgotten' podium protesterdescribed as the "forgotten man" in an iconic civil rights protest. Australian
BBC News / Posted 10 days ago
described as the "forgotten man" in an iconic civil rights protest. Australian sprinter Peter Norman stood with US rivals Tommie Smith and John Carlos as the pair gave a Black Power salute at the 1968 Olympics. It became one of the 20th Century's... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
'Right the wrong': Calls for statue of Australian Olympian Peter Normanfighting for a monument to be erected in Melbourne's CBD to acknowledge Norman'
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 10 days ago
fighting for a monument to be erected in Melbourne's CBD to acknowledge Norman's bravery in standing with American athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos when they raised their fists in a black power salute at the 1968 Mexico Olympics. Smith and... Read more
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Journal Gazette & Times-Courier
Bennett brothers show support for each other through awkward weekwith his fist raised — perhaps a callback of the medal ceremony for the 200-met
Journal Gazette & Times-Courier / Posted 12 days ago
with his fist raised — perhaps a callback of the medal ceremony for the 200-meter race from the 1968 Summer Olympics, when Tommie Smith and John Carlos raised fists on the podium. It since has become a symbol of Black Power. “That’s something I’ve... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
The man who wants the NBL to be a voice on social justicecommunity. It is a revamp of an activist role that is rooted in a long, radica
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 12 days ago
community. It is a revamp of an activist role that is rooted in a long, radical tradition in the US (think Muhammad Ali, Tommie Smith and John Carlos, Craig Hodges). Kestelman will not be drawn on what other issues the NBL will back, but his... Read more
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Canberra Times
Johnathan Thurston backs Cam Smith to win the trophy struck in his honourtriumph, but also the role played by Australian Peter Norman during the "Black
Canberra Times / Posted 13 days ago
triumph, but also the role played by Australian Peter Norman during the "Black Power"' salute of African-American athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos during the 1968 Mexico Games. Norman's decision to stand in solidarity with his fellow Olympic... Read more
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The North West Star
JT backs Smith to win the trophy struck in his honourtriumph, but also the role played by Australian Peter Norman during the "Black
The North West Star / Posted 14 days ago
triumph, but also the role played by Australian Peter Norman during the "Black Power"' salute of African-American athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos during the 1968 Mexico Games. Norman's decision to stand in solidarity with his fellow Olympic... Read more
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The Age
Johnathan Thurston backs Cam Smith to win the trophy struck in his honourtriumph, but also the role played by Australian Peter Norman during the "Black
The Age / Posted 14 days ago
triumph, but also the role played by Australian Peter Norman during the "Black Power"' salute of African-American athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos during the 1968 Mexico Games. Norman's decision to stand in solidarity with his fellow Olympic... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Johnathan Thurston backs Cam Smith to win the trophy struck in his honourtriumph, but also the role played by Australian Peter Norman during the "Black
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 14 days ago
triumph, but also the role played by Australian Peter Norman during the "Black Power"' salute of African-American athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos during the 1968 Mexico Games. Norman's decision to stand in solidarity with his fellow Olympic... Read more
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Aljazeera
Khalid Albaih: Why I created Colin Kaepernick cartoonthe articles and everything that was happening, this struck me in exactly the s
Aljazeera / Posted 14 days ago
the articles and everything that was happening, this struck me in exactly the same way like the image of [Olympic sprinters Tommie Smith and John Carlos] lifting their fists in the 1968 Olympics. It's the same powerful stand-up for an athlete - it... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Watford striker Andre Gray reveals incredible new tattoohistory, Malcolm Ali stood Sonny Liston, appears just below Mandela. Also show
Daily Mirror / Posted 14 days ago
history, Malcolm Ali stood Sonny Liston, appears just below Mandela. Also shown from the sporting world are sprinters Tommie Smith and John Carlos who famously displayed the one-fist black power salute while stood on the podium at the 1968... Read more
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CBS 5 Green Bay
National Anthem Protest could be coming to Lambeau Fieldthat athletes have protested racial inequality, Diana Burda remembers the prote
CBS 5 Green Bay / Posted 15 days ago
that athletes have protested racial inequality, Diana Burda remembers the protest at the 1968 Olympics where gold medalist Tommie Smith and bronze medalist John Carlos raised their fist in protest while the Star Spangled Banner played. "It was... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Watford striker Andre Gray reveals tattoo tribute to his heroesBob Marley. The famous picture of Muhammad Ali standing over Sonny Liston in t
Oxford Mail / Posted 15 days ago
Bob Marley. The famous picture of Muhammad Ali standing over Sonny Liston in the ring also features, as does an image of Tommie Smith and John Carlos giving their ‘Black Power’ salute at the 1968 Olympics. Gray posted a photograph of the tattoo... Read more
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Gazette
Watford striker Andre Gray reveals tattoo tribute to his heroesBob Marley. The famous picture of Muhammad Ali standing over Sonny Liston in t
Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
Bob Marley. The famous picture of Muhammad Ali standing over Sonny Liston in the ring also features, as does an image of Tommie Smith and John Carlos giving their ‘Black Power’ salute at the 1968 Olympics. Gray posted a photograph of the tattoo... Read more
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guardian-series
Watford striker Andre Gray reveals tattoo tribute to his heroesBob Marley. The famous picture of Muhammad Ali standing over Sonny Liston in t
guardian-series / Posted 15 days ago
Bob Marley. The famous picture of Muhammad Ali standing over Sonny Liston in the ring also features, as does an image of Tommie Smith and John Carlos giving their ‘Black Power’ salute at the 1968 Olympics. Gray posted a photograph of the tattoo... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Watford striker Andre Gray reveals tattoo tribute to his heroesBob Marley. The famous picture of Muhammad Ali standing over Sonny Liston in t
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
Bob Marley. The famous picture of Muhammad Ali standing over Sonny Liston in the ring also features, as does an image of Tommie Smith and John Carlos giving their ‘Black Power’ salute at the 1968 Olympics. Gray posted a photograph of the tattoo... Read more
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Harrow Times
Watford striker Andre Gray reveals tattoo tribute to his heroesBob Marley. The famous picture of Muhammad Ali standing over Sonny Liston in t
Harrow Times / Posted 15 days ago
Bob Marley. The famous picture of Muhammad Ali standing over Sonny Liston in the ring also features, as does an image of Tommie Smith and John Carlos giving their ‘Black Power’ salute at the 1968 Olympics. Gray posted a photograph of the tattoo... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Watford striker Andre Gray reveals tattoo tribute to his heroesBob Marley. The famous picture of Muhammad Ali standing over Sonny Liston in t
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 15 days ago
Bob Marley. The famous picture of Muhammad Ali standing over Sonny Liston in the ring also features, as does an image of Tommie Smith and John Carlos giving their ‘Black Power’ salute at the 1968 Olympics. Gray posted a photograph of the tattoo... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Watford striker Andre Gray reveals tattoo tribute to his heroesBob Marley. The famous picture of Muhammad Ali standing over Sonny Liston in t
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 15 days ago
Bob Marley. The famous picture of Muhammad Ali standing over Sonny Liston in the ring also features, as does an image of Tommie Smith and John Carlos giving their ‘Black Power’ salute at the 1968 Olympics. Gray posted a photograph of the tattoo... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Watford striker Andre Gray reveals tattoo tribute to his heroesBob Marley. The famous picture of Muhammad Ali standing over Sonny Liston in t
EveningTimes Online / Posted 15 days ago
Bob Marley. The famous picture of Muhammad Ali standing over Sonny Liston in the ring also features, as does an image of Tommie Smith and John Carlos giving their ‘Black Power’ salute at the 1968 Olympics. Gray posted a photograph of the tattoo... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Allow yourself to think about what's going into the NFL sausagetime to think about what’s going into the sausage, yeah? And, hey, if players r
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 15 days ago
time to think about what’s going into the sausage, yeah? And, hey, if players routinely turn the national anthem into a Tommie Smith/John Carlos moment and that leads to the death of the anthem’s playing before sports events? Even better. THE... Read more
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Philly.com
I'm boycotting the NFL - but not just because of Colin Kaepernickbut I will not be watching them this season. It’s not only because I’m supporti
Philly.com / Posted 15 days ago
but I will not be watching them this season. It’s not only because I’m supporting Kaepernick. It’s because I’m supporting Tommie Smith. It’s because I’m supporting John Carlos. It’s because I’m supporting Craig Hodges. All who were penalized by... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Viral Kaepernick Cartoon Inspired by '68 Olympic Protestfirst saw the image of Kaepernick kneeling, it reminded him of the 1968 Olympic
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
first saw the image of Kaepernick kneeling, it reminded him of the 1968 Olympics, when American track stars John Carlos and Tommie Smith raised black gloved fists on the medal stand. “So for me, this is the black fist of our century, of our... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
‘The black fist of our time’: The story behind a viral Colin Kaepernick cartoonon civil liberties. “The minute I saw (Kaepernick kneeling), it just reminded
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 18 days ago
on civil liberties. “The minute I saw (Kaepernick kneeling), it just reminded me of the image of (John) Carlos and (Tommie) Smith with their fists up in the ’68 Olympics,” Albaih said, referring to an iconic moment when the two black... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Monday Musings: Freedom to protest as American as it getsSouth, sat at segregated lunch counters in South Carolina, or died trying to re
The Middletown Press / Posted 19 days ago
South, sat at segregated lunch counters in South Carolina, or died trying to register voters of color. If John Carlos and Tommie Smith had stood silently on the Olympic Medals platform in 1968 and not stood with fists raised, would that have... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Ragland: NFL bent on teaching Kaepernick his placeseen this before. Muhammad Ali was maligned for refusing to be drafted during
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 24 days ago
seen this before. Muhammad Ali was maligned for refusing to be drafted during the Vietnam War. (He died a hero to many.) Tommie Smith and John Carlos were castigated for raising their fists in a Black Power salute during the medal ceremony of the... Read more
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Boston Globe
National anthem protests in Boston sports: risky and rareby American sports figures: Muhammad Ali refusing to report for his Army induct
Boston Globe / Posted 26 days ago
by American sports figures: Muhammad Ali refusing to report for his Army induction during the Vietnam War; sprinters Tommie Smith and John Carlos raising their fists in a black power salute at the 1968 Olympics; baseball slugger Carlos... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Colin Kaepernick and the NFL: Man vs Machinethe nation's history, a number of black entertainers and athletes -- the likes
Op-Ed News / Posted 27 days ago
the nation's history, a number of black entertainers and athletes -- the likes of Paul Robeson, Muhammad Ali, Tommie Smith, and John Carlos -- have used their fame and celebrity to highlight America's racial iniquities. Each paid a... Read more
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Salon.com
The 6 most iconic times American athletes protested racism before Colin KaepernickAli on the Vietnam War & the denial of fundamental freedoms in the US… pic.twit
Salon.com / Posted 27 days ago
Ali on the Vietnam War & the denial of fundamental freedoms in the US… pic.twitter.com/23g2znoldK 1. John Carlos and Tommie Smith Track and field athletes John Carlos and Tommie Smith made international headlines in 1968 by raising their... Read more
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Salon.com
Rev. Jesse Jackson says NFL owners “have colluded” against Kaepernick, “we should honor” himhim.” Jackson compared Kaepernick’s actions to those of previous prominent bla
Salon.com / Posted 27 days ago
him.” Jackson compared Kaepernick’s actions to those of previous prominent black athletes such as Robinson, Muhammad Ali, Tommie Smith, John Carlos and Curt Flood. “There’s a lineage of athletes who have taken a stand,” Jackson explained. “The... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Kaepernick crowd protests at NFL HQ as NAACP requests meeting with Roger Goodellthe rally. She reportedly said she would "definitely" kneel in protest, while o
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 29 days ago
the rally. She reportedly said she would "definitely" kneel in protest, while others invoked the raised fists of sprinters Tommie Smith and John Carlos on the medal podium at the 1968 Olympics. Goodell has denied in the past that Kaepernick is... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Dale Robertson's Tweets & Takes: Aug. 25movement, and he has long ties to Trump through boxing. At the Mexico City Olym
Houston Chronicle / Posted 29 days ago
movement, and he has long ties to Trump through boxing. At the Mexico City Olympics in 1968, the same year John Carlos and Tommie Smith raised black-gloved fists on the medals podium in support of the Black Power movement, Foreman circled the... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Dale Robertson's Tweets & Takes: Aug. 25movement, and he has long ties to Trump through boxing. At the Mexico City Olym
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 29 days ago
movement, and he has long ties to Trump through boxing. At the Mexico City Olympics in 1968, the same year John Carlos and Tommie Smith raised black-gloved fists on the medals podium in support of the Black Power movement, Foreman circled the... Read more
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BBC News
Colin Kaepernick supporters rally for jobless NFL playera sign reading "Colin the Commie". Many Kaepernick supporters raised their fis
BBC News / Posted 29 days ago
a sign reading "Colin the Commie". Many Kaepernick supporters raised their fists in a salute made famous by US sprinter Tommie Smith at the 1968 Olympics.Image caption Many protesters imitated Tommie Smith's famous one-armed salute On Monday... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Spike Lee: Jaguars owner Shad Khan, other NFL owners keeping QB Colin Kaepernick off the fieldbackward.” He suggested Trump would moderate some of the stances he took on th
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 30 days ago
backward.” He suggested Trump would moderate some of the stances he took on the campaign trail. .@SpikeLee: John Carlos, Tommie Smith, Muhammad Ali, Kaepernick -- history will decide they were on the right side https://t.co/YC7wcrCpjB “You do... Read more
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New York Post
Supporters rally to get Colin Kaepernick a jobknee — and portrayed his signature afro as the black power fist. Many invoked
New York Post / Posted 30 days ago
knee — and portrayed his signature afro as the black power fist. Many invoked former athletes turned protesters, including Tommie Smith and John Carlos, as well as Muhammad Ali. The crowd, which was joined by several celebrities and prominent... Read more
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The Washington Times
George Foreman comes out swinging for Trump, says Kaepernick desperate for attentiona favored Soviet fighter, Mr. Foreman walked around the ring displaying a tiny
The Washington Times / Posted a month ago
a favored Soviet fighter, Mr. Foreman walked around the ring displaying a tiny U.S. flag. Just days earlier, sprinters Tommie Smith and John Carlos had raised their fists in a Black Power salute on the medal stand. In this week’s interview,... Read more
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SportingNews
Chris Long adds white face to cause of equality, as Peter Norman once didTommie Smith and John Carlos had Peter Norman. Malcolm Jenkins (and Michael Ben
SportingNews / Posted 1 months ago
Tommie Smith and John Carlos had Peter Norman. Malcolm Jenkins (and Michael Bennett, and Colin Kaepernick) have Chris Long. That latter group, the increasingly-visible faces of NFL player protest, needed Chris Long. Bennett said as much just... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
15 racial barriers that were broken in sports-- After finishing first and third, respectively, in the 200-meter dash during
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 1 months ago
-- After finishing first and third, respectively, in the 200-meter dash during the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Tommie Smith and John Carlos each raised a black-gloved fist as the United States national anthem played. The two, along with... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
15 racial barriers that were broken in sports-- After finishing first and third, respectively, in the 200-meter dash during
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 1 months ago
-- After finishing first and third, respectively, in the 200-meter dash during the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Tommie Smith and John Carlos each raised a black-gloved fist as the United States national anthem played. The two, along with... Read more

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