“This is yours,” the black athlete said. “I do not want it.”
“We are sort of show horses out there for the white people, they give us peanuts, pat us on the back and say ‘Well boy, you did fine.’”
“I want you to print this and print it right. If white people don’t care to see black men perform they should not come out to the stadium.”
“Each will protest in his own way,” Carlos said.
“It was a hundred percent try for me or nothing,” Smith said.
“But he won, and I am glad.”