Olympic Bronze Medalist John Carlos at UMD, Oct 4

The Nyumburu Black Male Initiative Program and Stamp Student Union are inviting the public to come meet, and listen to one of the cultural icons of the 1960s Black Power & Civil Rights Movement, Dr. John Carlos. Dr. Carlos will be discussing his extraordinary life and new biography. Dr. Carlos is a 1968 Olympic Bronze Medalist who used his public stature to raise his fist in solidarity with oppressed Black People and to bring awareness to the inhumane treatment of Black People in America. He helped set the precedent for other black athletes to follow.

Please join BMI Voices of Social Activism at the HOFF THEATER located in the Stamp Student Union on TUESDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2011 at 7:00pm. This event is sponsored by BMI and Stamp Student Union.  Click here for the facebook event.

When: Tuesday, October 4 · 7:00pm – 10:00pm

Where: Hoff Theater, Stamp Student Union, UMD

Dr. John Carlos with Tommie Smith, raising fists during the national anthem.

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