Olympian Tommie Smith And His Silent Protest, Which Still Rings True Today | Sunday TODAY

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Olympian Tommie Smith And His Silent Protest, Which Still Rings True Today | Sunday TODAY

Tommie Smith bowed his head and lifted his fist after winning a gold medal at the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City — an effort to call attention to racial injustice in the U.S. His protest “represented power,” he told NBC’s Harry Smith in this week’s Sunday Closer.
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Olympian Tommie Smith And His Silent Protest, Which Still Rings True Today | Sunday TODAY