View Full Version : John Carlos’s Advice to Olympic Boxer Damien Hooper

08-08-2012, 07:20 PM
From: Dave Zirin (http://www.sportscardforum.com/blogs/dave-zirin)
Dave Zirin (http://www.sportscardforum.com/authors/dave-zirin)
Dr. John Carlos is best known as the man who raised his fist from the medal stand at the 1968 Olympics. I wanted to get his feedback on this year’s Australian athlete who has courted controversy, boxer Damien Hooper.

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08-09-2012, 10:29 AM
I got a lot of respect and admiration for John Carlos and Tommie Smith. Although they were mocked and ridiculed they stood up against racism, segregation and injustice. As a matter of fact I have them as my picture on my facebook page.