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17/10/1968 Tommie Smith and John Carlos are stripped of their medals

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Olympian John Carlos On The Power Of Protest

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The Story Behind The White Guy In This Historic Photo

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Tommie Smith on his 1968 Black power salute

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Obama Rights Historic Racial Wrong For Olympic Heroes

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Tommie Smith & John Carlos - Oklahoma Christian Q&A

The Olympics Black Power salute was a political demonstration conducted by African-American athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos, who raised a black-gloved fist, during their medal ceremony Summer Olympics in Mexico City. Smith said that the gesture was not a Black Power salute, but human rights salute.
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