The History of Racial Justice Activism in Sports
Clip: 06/17/2020 | 2m 5s | Video has closed captioning.
At the 1968 Olympic Games, U.S. sprinters Tommie Smith and John Carlos -- shoeless, in a protest against poverty -- raised the black power salute for freedom. They never ran again. Decades later in the NFL, Colin Kaepernick took a knee during the national anthem to protest police killings of unarmed black Americans. He hasn’t played since. LA Times sports columnist LZ Granderson joins to discuss.
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