Trymaine Lee has written an interesting retrospective (then again, does the past every go away?) in the Huffington Post about the famous protest by Tommie Smith and John Carlos on the medal stand during the 1968 Mexico City Olympics. It will give you a new perspective–or perhaps solidify your old one–on Brent Musburger, who at the time condemned the two men as “black-skinned stormtroopers” and missed the point by about … oh, 180 degrees.
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