The final day of Black History Month 2018 comes with recognition of the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City. That night 50 years ago this summer made icons out of Tommie Smith and John Carlos, whose public protest would be a precursor to that of Colin Kaepernick. As for the third man in the photo, Peter Norman, he […]

The activist quarterback Colin Kaepernick is teaming up with exec producers John Legend and Jesse Williams on a film about Tommie Smith, an Olympic gold medalist in the 200-meter dash who gave a Black Power salute on the 1968 Summer Games podium. Kaep was the first NFL player to kneel during the national anthem as a way to protest social injustice, leading […]


Many have called on the iconic fist-raising photo as athletes across several sports and skill levels continue to join Colin Kaepernick's national anthem protest.