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1968 Olympics Protesters Smith And Carlos Are Hall Of Famers

Recognition at last. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bEq9fX92j4k On November 1, Thommie Smith and John Carlos will...

Minor League Baseball Players Latest Pawn In Political Decisions

The politics of it all. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d34FVp7YFWA Minor league baseball players are preparing for...

The USOPC Does Not Like Political Protests

Nasser was a different story. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SqXa6EkZn_w The rebranded...

The 1960s Was A Time For African American Sports Protests

A change is gonna come. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ngBGXJ0DAQ4&t=3s   It is Black History Month and it was in the 1960s that African-American athletes decided they could protest and speak...

Did The Smith-Carlos-Norman Protest In 1968 Change Things?

In 1968, Americans did not get immediate punditry. There wasn’t much talk radio, there was no cable TV national programming but there were newspapers however newspapers were not on a 24 hour a day, seven days a week news cycle.

LeBron Isn’t Shutting Up And Dribbling Nor Are Others

LeBron James is transitioning from the basketball court into a social activist. He has a new TV show that probably won’t make FOX News television show host Laura Ingraham very happy. 

Ali, AFL All-Stars, Flood, Smith, Carlos Put Careers On The Line

Black History Month And Sports. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-oiLI59BwOQ&t=2s   February is Black History Month and there are some sports people starting with Muhammad Ali that should be remembered.  Ali, the...
Muhammad Ali

Smith, Carlos, Norman And A 1968 Sports Protest

In 1968, Muhammad Ali had his boxing license taken away because he refused to serve in the United States Military and participate in the...
Donald Trump

Will Trump’s Talk Spur More Protests?

Trump does not like NFL players protesting by sitting during the National Anthem.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=33rypKcbJtw     It remains to be seen whether the President of the United States’...
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