Since Tommie Smith and John Carlos in 1968, a few other Black athletes have made history at the Olympics in a number of historic ways. In honor of the duo, let's take a look at times where the 200 Olympics was Black, bold and bigger than ever.

The International Olympic Committee reissued their stance on barring political speech or silent acts of protest at the games, with a specific reference to the phrase "Black Lives Matter."


Demonstrations such as kneeling could face serious consequences.


The tennis star gets candid about why she's giving up her U.S. citizenship to play for Japan.

Good News

Howard University senior Latroya Pina and her sister and brother Jayla and Troy have been selected to be on the Cape Verde National Swim Team during the 2020 Summer Olympics.