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Aljazeera
'Take a knee' anti-racist protests move beyond the NFLAmerican footballers' campaign of protests against police brutality and racism
Aljazeera / Posted 3 days ago
American footballers' campaign of protests against police brutality and racism is rippling throughout the United States and sparking demonstrations beyond the National Football League (NFL). With growing anger over right-wing US President Donald... Read more
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The Age
Taking a stand: We owe it to the young to remember the heroesprotest gesture in American football reminds us of the equally powerful gesture
The Age / Posted 16 days ago
protest gesture in American football reminds us of the equally powerful gesture by Australian 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... Read more
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Breitbart
Former Champ George Foreman Challenges Steven Seagal to 10-Round Boxing Matchin the martial arts community. The 68-year-old Foreman won the world heavyweig
Breitbart / Posted 18 days ago
in the martial arts community. The 68-year-old Foreman won the world heavyweight title in 1973 beating Joe Frazier and again in 1994 after besting Michael Moorer in the ring. He also represented the U.S.A. at the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Olympian John Carlos,who raised fist at ’68 Games, would ‘take a knee’Carlos, 72, who now lives south of Atlanta, says he and his family faced threat
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 19 days ago
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 the... Read more
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Mashable
How to teach your kids about the NFL protests and the awesome power of dissentwas that of U.S. Olympians Tommie Smith and John Carlos giving a Black Power pr
Mashable / Posted 23 days ago
was that of U.S. Olympians Tommie Smith and John Carlos giving a Black Power protest salute during the national anthem at the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City. In protest of lynchings and poverty, Smith and Carlos (the gold and bronze medalists,... Read more
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Boston Herald
Gelzinis:NFLer Pat Tillman laid down life so players could be free to kneelKaepernick was born, Tommie Smith and John Carlos, gold and bronze medal winner
Boston Herald / Posted 27 days ago
Kaepernick was born, Tommie Smith and John Carlos, gold and bronze medal winners respectively in the 200-meter race at the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City, both raised black-gloved fists on the medal stand as “The Star-Spangled Banner” was... Read more
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Boston Herald
Gelzinis:NFLer Tillman laid down life so players could be free to kneelKaepernick was born, Tommie Smith and John Carlos, gold and bronze medal winner
Boston Herald / Posted 27 days ago
Kaepernick was born, Tommie Smith and John Carlos, gold and bronze medal winners respectively in the 200-meter race at the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City, both raised black-gloved fists on the medal stand as “The Star-Spangled Banner” was... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Trump, The NFL And The Powder Keg History Of Race, Sports And Politicsin a segregated America. Thirty-two years later, Tommie Smith and John Carlos,
KPBS San Diego / Posted 27 days ago
in a segregated America. Thirty-two years later, Tommie Smith and John Carlos, American gold and bronze medal winners at the 1968 Olympic games, donned black gloves and raised their arms in a black power salute from the medal podium in Mexico... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Trump, The NFL And The Powder Keg History Of Race, Sports And Politicsin a segregated America. Thirty-two years later, Tommie Smith and John Carlos,
KERA North Texas / Posted 28 days ago
in a segregated America. Thirty-two years later, Tommie Smith and John Carlos, American gold and bronze medal winners at the 1968 Olympic games, donned black gloves and raised their arms in a black power salute from the medal podium in Mexico... Read more
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New York Post
About 100 protest national anthem in loud NFL statement— in a move reminiscent of the defiant “Black Power” salutes by American track
New York Post / Posted 28 days ago
— in a move reminiscent of the defiant “Black Power” salutes by American track stars Tommie Smith and John Carlos at the 1968 Olympic games. The demonstrations began last year with then-San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who... Read more
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