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Black Power to Black Lives Matter: John Carlos in Seattle

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Black Power to Black Lives Matter: Community panel connects the current youth-led struggle of BLACK LIVES MATTER to the Black Power movement of the 1960s-1970s. Panel: JOHN CARLOS: 1968 Olympic Bronze medalist who raised his black gloved fist in a statement of struggle and resistance on the medal stand and became a global icon in the fight against racism, co-author of "The John Carlos Story: The Sports Moment That Changed The World", Black Power icon ARETHA BASU: Community Activist in the Black Lives Matter movement, Women of Color for Systemic Change JESSE HAGOPIAN: Member of SEE: Social Equality Educators, Advisor for the Garfield High School Black Student Union, editor and contributing author of "More Than a Score: The New Uprising Against High-Stakes Testing" GERALD HANKERSON: President of the Seattle-King County NAACP MARISSA JENAE: Community Activist in the Black Lives Matter movement, Outside Agitators 206 DAVE ZIRIN: Host of Edge of Sports, co-author of "The John Carlos Story: The Sports Movement That Changed The World", Sports writer for The Nation Magazine Hosted by the Garfield H.S., Seattle, Black Student Union Sponsored by the Seattle International Socialist Organization, Outside Agitators 206, Social Equality Educators, Women of Color for Systemic Change, Seattle Transit Riders Union, No New Jim Crow Coalition, Stand Against Foreclosures & Evictions (SAFE in Seattle)