Mexico 1968 Olympic podium protest was ‘divine path’ – Tommie Smith
US women's hockey wins first gold since 1998 in dramatic win over Canada
The U.S. women's hockey team finally returned to the top of the Olympic podium with a dramatic, heart-stopping display of hockey against rival Canada. The USA won in a nail-biting shootout -- 20 years after they last won gold in 1998 when women's hockey made its debut as an Olympic sport. The U.S....
In an effort to honor important African Americans all month I painted These beauties featuring famous sportsmen who werent afraid to take a stand...or a knee. One features Colin Kaepernick kneeling and The other the 1968 Olympic Podium with Tommie Smith, John Carlos, and Peter Norman.
newmanology: Tommie Smith and John Carlos, 1968 Olympic medal winners in Mexico. Photograph by Platon, originally published in The New Yorker October 16 was the anniversary of Smith and Carlos’s famous black power Olympics medal podium protest.