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African American Athletes Started Protesting In 1961

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The protests were about inequality. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GeIonZpvMUQ February is Black History Month and it was in the 1960s that African-American athletes decided they could protest and speak...

African American Sports Protests Were Part Of The Civil Rights Movement

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There was a boycott and there were protests. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IO90ltLUliE February is Black History Month and it was in the 1960s that African-American athletes decided they could...

Olympic Athletes Want The Right To Protest

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Stifling speech, IOC style. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-50hKmjcaqQ Global protests and athletes’ speaking out against police brutality is about to meet the International Olympic Committee. John Carlos, who staged...

Minor League Baseball Players Latest Pawn In Political Decisions

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The politics of it all. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d34FVp7YFWA Minor league baseball players are preparing for winter baseball whether it is with Major League Baseball backed instructional league teams...

The USOPC Does Not Like Political Protests

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Nasser was a different story. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SqXa6EkZn_w The rebranded United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee apparently does not believe in the right of expression. The...

The 1960s Was A Time For African American Sports Protests

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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...

LeBron Isn’t Shutting Up And Dribbling Nor Are Others

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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

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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...
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Smith, Carlos, Norman And A 1968 Sports Protest

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In 1968, Muhammad Ali had his boxing license taken away because he refused to serve in the United States Military and participate in the...
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Will Trump’s Talk Spur More Protests?

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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’...