The Michael Eric Dyson Show Friday October 7, 2011 John Carlos and Dave Zirin Bring Us The John Carlos Story It’s one of the most lasting images in Olympic and Civil Rights History: after winning the gold and bronze medals in the 200-meter dash at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Americans Tommie Smith and John Carlos each raised an arm in salute to Black Power to the sound of the Star Spangled Banner.
South Korea's Yu-Na Kim skated into Olympic history with a record-breaking gold medal win in Vancouver tonight, while Canadian skater Joannie Rochette skated into a special place in the story of Olympic spirit, winning the bronze.K... Read Post
It was on this day in 2008 that Michael Phelps won his tenth and eleventh career gold medals. His tenth gold gave him the most Olympic gold medals for any athlete in both Summer and Winter Olympic Games modern history. It was the m... Read Post