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Silent Gesture: A Book Talk and Conversation with Activist-Athlete, Tommie Smith

In this, his autobiography, Smith fills out the story of that moment - how it came to be and where it led him - and paints a vivid picture of the long, painful backlash that came with his fame, and his fate, all of which was rapped up in his "silent gesture". Narrated by: Derrick Hardin.

Length: 9 hrs and 8 mins.

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Click here to purchase admission. A graduate of the University of Maryland at College Park, he has been a professional sports journalist for more than 30 years, for newspapers that include the Baltimore Sun , the San Francisco Chronicle , Newsday and the National Sports Daily.

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Decades later, he said he still felt haunted. Public perception of Smith and Carlos began to change by the s.

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In , a foot statue depicting the Mexico City protest was unveiled at San Jose State , their alma mater. The most direct connection between Smith and Carlos and Kaepernick is Harry Edwards, a sociologist who was a mentor to Smith and Carlos at San Jose State in and has been a longtime adviser to the San Francisco 49ers, whom Kaepernick led to the Super Bowl during the season. Smith and Carlos and Kaepernick were empowered by separate but broad-based social movements, the civil rights movement of the s and the Black Lives Matter movement of today.

All three athletes brilliantly understood the capacity of silent gestures conveyed through the rituals of sport, said Douglas Hartmann, chairman of the sociology department at the University of Minnesota. There are differences, too, between the protests then and now.

Kaepernick has the corporate backing of Nike, the reach of social media, public support from white athletes and coaches and belongs to a generation of athletes more broadly willing to use their platforms to address social issues, Hartmann said.