1991 UNLV Runnin’ Rebels – The NCAA’s Unwanted Champions Part I

Posted in Blogroll on April 7th, 2011 by Ron Glover

The “Establishment” has a way of dealing with those that go out of their way to “Buck the system”. It countered the braggadoccio of heavyweight Jack Johnson with police harassment and Jim Crow Law that was at the root of his untimely death. It attempted to douse the spirit that burned in the souls of John Carlos and Tommie Smith with corporate racism, and closed opportunities that would’ve been afforded to other Olympic champions.

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