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John Carlos, Angela Davis, and Clarence Thomas at Laney College
Date Wednesday November 30
Time 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location Details
Laney Community College Bistro
900 Fallon Street
Oakland, CA
Event Type Speaker
Organizer/AuthorISO Laney
Seen around the world, John Carlos and Tommie Smith’s Black Power salute on the 1968 Olympic podium sparked controversy and career fallout. Yet their show of defiance remains one of the most iconic images of Olympic history and the Black Power movement. Here is the remarkable story of one of the men behind the salute, lifelong activist, John Carlos.

Join John Carlos for a series of events to celebrate the release of The John Carlos Story: The Sports Moment That Changed the World.

Featured speakers:
Angela Davis
Clarence Thomas, ILWU and Million Worker March leader
Jabari Shaw, Black Student Union

Co-Sponsored by the Laney Black Student Union, International Socialist Organization, and the Multi-Ethnic Sports Hall of Fame.

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Added to the calendar on Tuesday Nov 29th, 2011 2:14 PM

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