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1968 Olympics Protesters Smith And Carlos Are Hall Of Famers

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Recognition at last. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bEq9fX92j4k On November 1, Thommie Smith and John Carlos will be inducted into the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Hall of Fame. Apparently, 51...

Will Germany Mark The 100th Anniversary Of The Nazi Olympics By...

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A Bid For History? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SLGR-58o6g8&t=1s Is Germany wrestling with the notion that the country should bid for the 2036 Summer Olympics and celebrate...

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

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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.
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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...