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John Carlos

 

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"YOU GOT 48 HOURS" - Dr. John Carlos

 

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Olympian John Carlos On The Power Of Protest

 

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1968 Olympic 200m Final

Biography

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HISTORICAL FIGURES - John Carlos

 

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Black Power Salute Rocks 1968 Olympics - ABC News - October 17, 1968

John Wesley Carlos is an American former track and field athlete and professional football player. He was the bronze-medal winner in the 200 meters at the 1968 Summer Olympics and his Black Power salute on the podium with Tommie Smith caused much political controversy. He went on to tie the world record in the 100-yard dash and beat the 200 meters world record. After his track career, he enjoyed a brief stint in the Canadian Football League but retired due to injury.
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