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CultureHISTORY: Tommie Smith and John Carlos, Olympics 1968

“We were just human beings who saw a need to bring attention to the inequality in our country.” - Tommie Smith

On this date (10/16) in 1968, the ‘black power’ salute at the Summer Olympics in Mexico City. One of my favorite historical photos and one of the most powerful moments in black history. More background here.

Photo credits:

  1. Summer Olympics, Mexico City, 1968
  2. Summer Olympics, Mexico City, 1968
  3. San Jose State University honors former students Smith & Carlos with a statue on campus, 2005
  4. Smith and Carlos, 2011
Finally got this tattoo and it’s in honor of my father “Sammy”. I love and miss this man everyday! I truly miss being able to talk football w/ him especially about our 49ers. Can’t wait to have my own kids to tell them great stories of their grandfather. R.I.P Sammy 1962-2006! Big S/o to my man @dannyboygraphics for the ink work! I truly appreciate ya work bro you def toughed it out.

Finally got this tattoo and it’s in honor of my father “Sammy”. I love and miss this man everyday! I truly miss being able to talk football w/ him especially about our 49ers. Can’t wait to have my own kids to tell them great stories of their grandfather. R.I.P Sammy 1962-2006! Big S/o to my man @dannyboygraphics for the ink work! I truly appreciate ya work bro you def toughed it out.

When people say “You’ve changed” there’s a 95% chance that you just stopped acting the way they wanted you to.
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cashmerethoughtsss:

glovesinthesummertime:

The fit is too real,

Look up “outchea” in the dictionary and this pic is under it.


Bulls all day!

cashmerethoughtsss:

glovesinthesummertime:

The fit is too real,

Look up “outchea” in the dictionary and this pic is under it.

Bulls all day!

micdotcom:

15 questions white people will never have to ask themselves

Many white people may never truly understand why incidents like the Michael Brown shooting infuriate blacks and other people of color — even when it’s clear that race plays a large, looming role in how the situation snowballed to the 18-year-old’s death.

This is in part because white people can move through daily life without constantly thinking about how their race will be perceived. Part of having white privilege is the freedom from worrying about racism, a freedom their black counterparts have never known. But it gives black people a unique yet challenging perspective by which they navigate the world. 

African-American scholar W.E.B. DuBois called this “double consciousness,” Follow micdotcom

Those three favorite letters N-F-L!!!! #49ers Let the season begin!!!

Those three favorite letters N-F-L!!!! #49ers Let the season begin!!!

One greatest feelings is when others notice the hard work you put in! It just gives you more motivation to push harder! #gymlife #nomatterwhatyouredoing #hardworkpaysoff   (Created with @tweegram app)

One greatest feelings is when others notice the hard work you put in! It just gives you more motivation to push harder! #gymlife #nomatterwhatyouredoing #hardworkpaysoff (Created with @tweegram app)

True indeed!!!

True indeed!!!

#repost The girl who is sexy w/ out even trying and doesn’t need to be on the scene all the time. #simplesexy

#repost The girl who is sexy w/ out even trying and doesn’t need to be on the scene all the time. #simplesexy

Last night in Texas flight at 7:05 am! Lawd pray for me riding this #FSU victory high!

Last night in Texas flight at 7:05 am! Lawd pray for me riding this #FSU victory high!