Tommie Smith: “The world’s fastest man, on the podium at the ‘68 Mexico Olympics, head bowed in support of the black power movement, saying goodbye to his Wheaties contract. Fuck it. Not enough of us put our convictions on the line and stand for what we believe in. There truly are some things more important than money.”
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Tommie Smith: “The world’s fastest man, on the podium at the ‘68 Mexico Olympics, head bowed in support of the black power movement, saying goodbye to his Wheaties contract. Fuck it. Not enough of us put our convictions on the line and stand for what we believe in. There truly are some things more important than money.”