“With Drawn Arms” commemorates 50th anniversary of Tommie Smith’s historic 1968 Olympics protest

A half-century before NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick took a knee, Olympic gold-medal sprinter Tommie Smith raised a fist. Smith made his historic gesture at the 1968 Summer Olympic Games in Mexico City to protest human rights abuses around the world … Continue reading “With Drawn Arms” commemorates 50th anniversary of Tommie Smith’s historic 1968 Olympics protest