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John Carlos

Carlos completed a year at East Texas State University before competing in the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City.
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Former East Texas State University student-athlete John Carlos’ protest at the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City drew both outrage and attention to the civil rights movement in the United States. Carlos earned a bronze medal in the 200-meter run and, along with gold medalist Tommie Smith, raised his hand in a closed-fist gesture that became an iconic image from that period in our nation’s history.

The next chapter awaits: Graduation on the horizon

May 8, 2012
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The stage is nearly set for thousands of college seniors scheduled to graduate this weekend from Paris Junior College, Texas A&M University-Commerce and across the region. 

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A&M-Commerce head football coach Guy Morriss sits down with president Dan Jones to talk about expectations for the upcoming football season during Jones' monthly chat with KETR's listeners.