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  • John Carlos, left, and Tommie Smith smile during an event in Washington on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016. Carlos and Smith voiced their support for Colin Kaepernick and other athletes staging national anthem protests, 48 years after they raised their gloved fists on the podium in a symbolic protest at the Olympics. (AP Photo/Sait Serkan Gurbuz)

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    WASHINGTON (AP) — Tommie Smith and John Carlos were proud to raise their gloved fists in a symbolic protest at the Olympics, and now they’re proud that Colin Kaepernick and other athletes are staging national anthem protests to raise awareness about racial inequality and police brutality.

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