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With Drawn Arms: Glenn Kaino & Tommie Smith Teacher Resource

Educators can use these key images and lesson resources before or after their students visit With Drawn Arms: Glenn Kaino & Tommie Smith at the High Museum.

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An iconic photo of Tommie Smith looking down and raising his fist as he stands on the podium at the 1968 Olympics.

Tommie Smith 1968 Olympics. With Drawn Arms: Glenn Kaino and Tommie Smith

Artwork by Glenn Kaino featuring an altered Newsweek cover that referred to Tommie Smith as "the angry black athlete."

Glenn Kaino (American, born 1972), Study for 19.83 #1-4 (2013) Alcohol transfer print on paper, Framed: 31 1/2 × 23 1/2 inches. Courtesy of the artist

Photo of Colin Kaepernick kneeling in his uniform on the cover of Time magazine.

Colin Kaepernick, Time Magazine

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American athletes Tommie Smith (middle, gold medal) and John Carlos (right, bronze medal) at the Award Ceremony for the 200m race at the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City, October 16, 1968. The Olympics Black Power salute was a notable black power protest and one of the most overtly political statements in the history of the modern Olympic Games.

Medals Ceremony, October 16, 1968. Photo by John Dominis for Time/Life


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