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On Mental Health, Social Justice and A Hope for Tomorrow: Dr. John W. Carlos, 1968 Olympian & Kimme Carlos, Founder of UMHA, March 9, 2019

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On Mental Health, Social Justice and A Hope for Tomorrow: Dr. John W. Carlos, 1968 Olympian & Kimme Carlos, Founder of UMHA, March 9, 2019

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50 Years Later, Raised Fists During National Anthem Still Resonate

NPR reporter Karen Grigsby Bates relates the story of Tommie Smith and John Carlos, American sprinters who won gold and bronze medals respectively in the 1968 Olympics  200-meter running event, then bowed their heads and raised their black-gloved fists on…

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Kaepernick’s Knee and Olympic Fists Are Linked by History

In the same week that Nike released a new ad narrated by Colin Kaepernick and some offended fans burned their Nike gear, Jeré Longman’s essay draws a parallel between the raised fists of athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos during…

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African American History & Culture Showcase, March 31 and April 1, 2018

* FREE  ADMISSION * THE 2018 AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY & CULTURE SHOWCASE, MARCH 31st & APRIL 1st, Pennsylvania Convention Center, 13th & Arch St, Philadelphia, 11am – 6pm * EVERYONE  IS  WELCOME * The African American History and Culture Showcase…

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