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Silent Gesture

The Autobiography of Tommie Smith (Sporting)

by Tommie Smith

  • 123 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Temple University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: sport,
  • Track & field sports, athletics,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • People of Color,
  • Sports - General,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Sports,
  • African American athletes,
  • Biography,
  • Olympics,
  • Participation, African American,
  • Track and field athletes,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8859961M
    ISBN 101592136397
    ISBN 109781592136391

    Silent Gesture | At the Olympics, Tommie Smith and his teammate John Carlos came in first and third in the metre sprint. In this text, Smith explains why, as they received their medals, both men raised a black-gloved fist, creating an image that has symbolized the conflicts of race, politics, and : Temple University Press.   Black Issues Book Review "With the help of Steele, Smith offers a well-documented and clearly written story behind the memorable Olympic moment Extensive background information about Smith's life before, during and after the 'silent gesture' provides understanding and insight about an Olympic image that will endure : Paperback.

      What You Don’t Know About Olympian Tommie Smith’s Silent Gesture The simple act of civil disobedience, thrusting a black-gloved fist in the air, produced shock waves across the nationAuthor: Allison Keyes. The audiobook edition of Silent Gesture; The Autobiography of Tommie Smith by Tommie Smith, narrated by Derrick Hardin, is produced by University Press the Olympics in Mexico City, Tommie Smith and his teammate John Carlos came in first and third, respectively, in the meter dash As they received their medals, each man raised a black-gloved fist, creating an image that.

    Black Issues Book Review "With the help of Steele, Smith offers a well-documented and clearly written story behind the memorable Olympic moment Extensive background information about Smith's life before, during and after the 'silent gesture' provides understanding and insight about an Olympic image that will endure forever. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Sporting: Silent Gesture: The Autobiography of Tommie Smith by Delois Smith, David Steele and Tommie Smith (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!


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The result is worth the Gesture provides, by far, the most powerful punctuation mark in explaining one of the most historic of all Olympic moments.”Price: $ The story leading up to 68 was a good one, and it was a great insight to see how Smith and Carlos were badly treated in the years following the silent gesture.

It defined them, but Smith laboured the point in his book and seemed unable to break free from the stigma.4/5(26). In Silent Gesture, Smith recounts his life before and after the Olympics: his life-long commitment to athletics, education, and human rights.

He dispels some of Reviews: 1. A major aim of the book is to explain the motivation behind the silent gesture, but Smith isn't interested in trenchant political analysis Readers of ‘Silent Gesture ’ will be left with a stark impression of the toll Smith paid for speaking out against racism.

He views his autobiography as his last, desperate chance to pull himself out of the ‘muck and mire (he's) been stuck in since the Mexico City Olympics.’. InSilent Gesture, Smith recounts his life before and after the Olympics: his life-long commitment to athletics, education, and human rights.

He dispels some of the myths surrounding his and Carlos' act on the dais -- contrary to legend, Smith wasn't a member of the Black Panthers, but a member of the US Olympic Project for Human Rights -- and describes in detail the planning and risks involved in his protest.

In Silent Gesture, Smith recounts his life before and after the Olympics: his life-long commitment to athletics, education, and human rights.

He dispels some of the myths surrounding his and Carlos' act on the dais -- contrary to legend, Smith wasn't a member of the Black Panthers, but a member of the US Olympic Project for Human Rights -- and describes in detail the planning and risks involved in his protest.4/5(18).

At the Olympics in Mexico City, Tommie Smith and his teammate John Carlos came in first and third, respectively, in the meter dash. As they received their medals, each man raised a black-gloved fist, creating an image that will always stand as an iconic representation of the complicated conflations of race, politics, and sports.

In Silent Gesture, Smith recounts his life before and after the Olympics: his life-long commitment to athletics, education, and human rights. He dispels some of the myths surrounding his and Carlos' act on the dais -- contrary to legend, Smith wasn't a member of the Black Panthers, but a member of the US Olympic Project for Human Rights -- and describes in detail the planning and risks involved Brand: Temple University Press.

Silent Gesture: The Autobiography of Tommie Smith (Sporting) and over 8 million other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more Society, Politics & Philosophy4/5(20). In Silent Gesture, Smith recounts his life before and after the Olympics: his life-long commitment to athletics, education, and human rights.

He dispels some of the myths surrounding his and Carlos' act on the dais -- contrary to legend, Smith wasn't a member of the Black Panthers, but a member of the US Olympic Project for Human Rights -- and describes in detail the planning and risks involved in his protest.

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