From vilified Olympian to honored member of the academic community, Smith’s lived an incredible life.
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As we approach the 50th anniversary of their iconic moment on the medal stand at the 1968 Olympics, their protest still remains relevant.
When the NFLs protest initially started, students of history knew the end result could be really bad for QB Colin Kaepernick. Muhammad Ali once stood up for what he believed, and i
Steele, co-author of Tommie Smith’s autobiography, “Silent Gesture”, reflects on the 1968 Olympic protest, 50 years later.
The Minnesota Wild right winger spoke with The Shadow League about his stance in support of Colin Kaepernick and more.
Last Sunday, when Lynn Redden, the superintendent of the Houston-area Onalaska Independent School District , posted, When you need precision decision making you cant count on a bla
Unfortunately, racism is nothing new in soccer, and its continued existence has perpetually plagued and marred the beautiful game.The most recent example comes from Germany where 2
But, let this be a true statement about professional sports for any of you who may ever be considering it. Professional sports is a profession. The owners are never going to be in
The NFL didnt have to do this. They didnt have to collude against Colin Kaepernick and
Fifty years ago, on February 16, 1968, Americans witnessed the power that Black athletes working in solidarity wielded. In the midst of the revolt of the Black athlete, a Blac