Tommie Smith, Derrick Barnes and Dawud Anyabwile
Susan A says:
Powerful and engaging; this beautifully illustrated, graphic novel-style history book is a standout.
During a medal ceremony at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics, two of the winners, Tommie Smith and John Carlos, stood on the podium and raised their fists to protest racial injustice inflicted upon African Americans. Both men were forced to leave, received death threats and faced ostracism and economic hardships.
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T 796.42 SMI