Silent Gesture: A Book Talk and Conversation with Activist-Athlete, Dr. Tommie Smith


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Silent Gesture: A Book Talk and Conversation with Activist-Athlete, Dr. Tommie Smith

October 1968, the United States took gold and bronze medals in the summer Olympics. Amidst the cheers of happiness, 2 young athletes, recognized the need to stand in solidarity with those who were oppressed back in the United States. Today, 50 years later, you are cordially invited to hear from Dr. Tommie Smith as he sheds light on his life and the lasting impact of his defiant moment in his newest book Silent Gesture: The Autobiography of Tommie Smith.

After a welcoming reception, you are invited to participate in this community dialogue with Smith. Books will be available for sale and signing following the program.

 

Center for Civil and Human Rights

100 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd
Atlanta, GA United State

 

August 11 2018

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Date: August 11, 2018
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cost: Free
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