The events of the 60’s served as a background for one of the most historic and iconic moments in sports history. With the 50th anniversary of Tommie Smith and John Carlos victory stand demonstration happening this week, Damien Barling lays out what will be a unique week for the Be Conscious podcast. Understanding the impact of Tommie Smith and John Carlos requires one to understand the landscape of America. Specifically, black America. This episode acts as an introduction to a week of celebrating one of the most meaningful moments in sports history.
This week on Be Conscious:
10/16 – David Steele: Sporting News, author of Silent Gesture with Tommie Smith
10/18 – Carron J Phillips: New York Daily News, the impact of the 60s on sports and activism today.
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