Just mad situations all around.Ernie is probably glad he didn't have to perform a one man show. In all seriousness, it helped continue the nba 2k21 mt coins dialogue and enabled Kenny's announcement to seep into what followed.I got no doubt that when chuck and Shaq got up Ernie will be right behind them. He isn't in the exact same boat as them as far as black man/former player, but he's always seemed like he will stand up for what's right along with everyone else.
Little known bit of history on the Olympic photo at the conclusion:The white guy who got silver has been Peter Norman, an Australian. When he learned that Carlos had left his black glasses in the village, Norman suggested that Smith and Carlos each wear one glove and raise opposite fists. And Norman desired to combine thembut not take away from their action.
He asked a US rower for an"Olympic Project for Human Rights" button to wear - an American campaign against racial segregation and apartheid.Norman got blackballed at Australia for what he did. Smith & Carlos both spoke at Norman's funeral and were pallbearers. CNNAs this Guardian article notes, when a statue at SJSU was supposed to commemorate Tommie Smith and John Carlos, Norman indicated that his place on the podium be left vacant - so others could stand in his spot to stand with them. He forfeited a lot by simply wearing that snare. . .which is utterly ridiculous.
He wore a non-offensive trap and his life had been negatively affected forever.Australia was crazy racist back then, basically having their very own version of buy mt nba 2k21 apartheid with respect to their indigenous peoples. It was a massive bargain a few olympics ago in Sydney when Aboriginal athletes were such a featured section of this Aussie Olympic team (an aboriginal woman lit the torch and won the 400m in track and field).