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Tommie Smith John Carlos is the latest submission from the NC


Tommie Smith at the 1968 Olympics. “

Smith (center) and Carlos (right) raised their arms and Norman wore a badge on his chest in support. (John Dominis/ Time Life Pictures/ Getty Images)

NCCU to welcome Olympian John Carlos for annual track & field banquet | News & Observer

The Black Power salute of gold medallist Tommie Smith and bronze medalist John Carlos during the 1968 Summer Olympic Games. 32 Epic Historic Photos That ...

Winning the Olympic 200-meter final was “a moment of accomplished ecstasy,” says Smith (number 307); Carlos ...

Not the Triumph but the Struggle The 1968 Olympics and the Making of the Black Athlete | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee | Ethnicity, ...

Winning the Olympic 200-meter final was “a moment of accomplished ecstasy,” says Smith (number 307); Carlos ...

Almost 50 years later, John Carlos' protest still sets tone for athlete activism | News & Observer

Almost 50 years later, John Carlos' protest still sets tone for athlete activism | News & Observer

American sprinters John Carlos and Tommie Smith's black power salute at the 1968 Mexican Olympic Games. By Angelo Cozzi via Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA

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... going to the best schools, but they sheltered them from the real world, where there are lots of poor people and Black people.

1968: Tommie Smith and John Carlos' Salute | American sprinters Tommie Smith and John Carlos finished first and third, respectively, in the 200 meter dash.

Tommie Smith Olympic warm-up suit

New Orleans Saints players sit on the bench during the national anthem Sunday before playing the

Tommie Smith and John Carlos winning Gold and Bronze medals, raising fist

John Dominis says that at the time, “I didn't think it was a big news event.” (Evelyn Floret)

Towering statues of Olympic medalists.


The National Museum of African American History and Culture - THE BLACK POWER SALUTE Tommie Smith

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Right to left - Tommie Smith, John Carlo, Larry Questad and Peter Norman race

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Dr. Mark Wilson, UC adjunct professor. A stout, energetic, hefty individual, Wilson, with his cap turned backwards and wearing a Cal T-shirt, was energetic ...

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Tommie Smith, on the left, and John Carlos have their differences of opinion after

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I am watching “The Last Kingdom” on BBC America (Saturday's at 10 P. It is a tale of Saxon history, with England struggling to become a “nation” in itself, ...

I long to hold onto the last, lazy days of summer. One event that lets me do that is the Annual N.C. Writers Network West Picnic, which is held somewhere in ...

We did not have enough entries for middle schoolers last year to have a real competition in that category. THIS YEAR we hope to have many more submissions ...

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NFL, social, political protest, flag and anthem rule, analysis, May 26, 2018 | News & Observer

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Alfred Strange “Bud” O'Neal Jr., 67, of Kitty Hawk, NC, died on 19 July 2015. Bud was born November 06, 1947 in Hyde County, NC, to the late Alfred Strange ...

Tommie Smith and John Carlos raised black-gloved fists during the playing of the U.S. national anthem. (Photo by Jahi Chikwendiu/The Washington Post)


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Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim's recent putdown of Greensboro, N.C., for having “no value” as a conference tournament site really was just the latest ...

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NC WRITERS NETWORK 19th Annual Picnic will be held at Western Carolina University Picnic Grounds in Cullowhee, NC.

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(Funeral bookmark with photo submitted by Tabatha Benston)

Ann Carhart Ownley, 87, of Manteo, NC went to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, January 29, 2016 at Harbor's Edge Retirement Community in Norfolk, VA.

New Hanover's Marshall Waren caps tennis career with championship effort - News - Wilmington Star News - Wilmington, NC

The most recent, Eye of the World, was just released by Clemson University Press. Of it, Poet David Kirby writes, “…this grateful, gifted poet teaches us ...


Dan Grano remembers the moment in 2016 when he noticed Colin Kaepernick, the then-San Francisco 49ers quarterback, take a seat on the bench during the ...

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Caroline Deaton Johnston, a resident of Bath, NC and age 75, passed away peacefully early Saturday morning, March 28, 2015at Vidant Hospital in Greenville, ...

Mary A.Ricketson, of Murphy NC, has been writing poetry for 20 years; to satisfy a hunger, to taste life down to the very last drop.

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... his 2016 Cadet National Greco-Roman title in Fargo, N.D. Ragusin is among the past Fargo stars who are returning this summer. Photo by John Sachs, ...

Debra May O'Neal, 54, of Buxton, NC passed at her home on February 24, 2016 surrounded by her family after a courageous battle with ovarian cancer.

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Brandon Marshall kneels during the National Anthem in a game against the Panthers.

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