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Also, ‘God's Grace: The Sheila Johnson Story‘ premieres on BET+, a must-see biopic for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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This month learn how impactful our Black history has been on the world.

Lee Evans, Olympic Gold Medalist Who Protested Racism at the 1968 Olympics, Dies at 74

He joined Black athletes in 1968 standing for human rights.

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Tommie Smith And John Carlos Will Finally Be Inducted Into U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Hall of Fame

The two made history after raising their fists.

Colin Kaepernick's Stance Just Got the Ultimate Co-Sign From Tommie Smith

The 1968 Olympics activist said this about the 49ers' QB.

John Carlos Rips Charles Barkley for Ferguson Comments

Olympic icon thinks NBA great should keep mouth shut.
Tommie Smith and John Carlos - At the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City, the iconic image of Tommie Smith and John Carlos raising their gloved fists in the air in a Black Power salute as the American anthem played made headlines around the world, stirring controversy and getting the two men banned from the Olympics. At the games, Smith won the gold medal for the 200-meter dash and Carlos won the bronze. (Photo: Universal History Archive/Getty Images)

This Day in Black History: Oct. 16, 1968

Tommie Smith and John Carlos raise fists at the Olympics.