The John Carlos Story

The John Carlos Story

The Sports Moment That Changed the World

eBook - 2011
Average Rating:
1
Rate this:
John Carlos, the man behind the most iconic moment of the Black Power movement, tells his story.
Publisher: New York : Haymarket Books, 2011
ISBN: 9781608461332
1608461335
Characteristics: 1 online resource (217 p.)
Additional Contributors: Zirin, Dave
West, Cornel

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

f
floy
Oct 25, 2011

This book is like having a conversation or listening to an author at a book reading. John Carlos had help writing it but it's very much in Carlos' voice, as if he were talking to friends. He says things like "You can take that to the cleaners" and "goodness gracious" as well as a couple earthier expressions. But he's very endearing and my respect for him is huge. He explains the origin of the black power salute at the Olympics in 1968 and talks eloquently about the negative fallout. It's an easy read but it's a good book. It shows the power of individuals. He encourages us all to stand up for our principles. Don't complain, organize (or at least agitate)!

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

There are no age suitabilities for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at WPL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top