Gwen Berry has paid a price for her raised fist at the 2019 Pan Am Games….
NEW YORK (USA): US hammer thrower Gwen Berry talked about how her career has been impacted financially following her protest at the 2019 Pan-American Games in Lima where she raised her fist during the victory ceremony, informs CBC. “Martin Luther King was assassinated for going against the system. [Colin] Kaepernick’s career was assassinated. His character was assassinated. What do we do to a system that assassinates our peaceful people? After my stance, I lost about $50,000. It affected my family and how I’m able to take care of them. I lost sponsorships. My career has been assassinated too. Or at least they’re trying to assassinate it,” she said.