Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Tag: john carlos

Iconic 1968 Mexico City Games Fist-Raisers Tommie...

For raising Black Power fists at the 1968 Olympic games in Mexico City and having a willingness to stand up to racial...

Beyoncé Praised by Florence Griffith Joyner’s Daughter...

First Beyoncé received praise from Toni Braxton after she dressed up like the R&B star for Halloween, and now she’s getting a big thank...

Charles Barkley’s Public Image in a Free...

Once easy to laugh with, Charles Barkley has become a head-shaking laughingstock in the Black community and among right-thinking people. Some had already been...

John Carlos Applauds St. Louis Rams Players’...

The five St. Louis Rams players who walked out during pre-game player introductions last Sunday imitating the “hands up, don’t shoot” pose in support...

6 Legendary Black Athletes You and Your...

Jack Johnson When he beat Tommy Burns for the world heavyweight championship in 1908, Johnson became the first Black man to hold the title that Mike...

6 Athletes Who Would Have Had More...

Muhammad Ali Former professional boxer Muhammad Ali is generally considered among the greatest heavyweights in the sport’s history. But the champion was not only highly...

24 Black Celebs Who Risked Fame &...

Muhammad Ali Former professional boxer Muhammad Ali is generally considered among the greatest heavyweights in the sport's history. A controversial and even polarizing figure during...

Raised Fists: 1968 Olympics Black Power Salute...

On Oct. 16, 1968, 24-year-old Tommie Smith edged out Australian Peter Norman and American John Carlos in the 200-meter race at the Mexico City...

ABS Honors Black History: John Carlos, Tommie...

As we embark on Black History Month here at Atlanta Black Star, we are going to take a unique look throughout the month at...