Topic: Black Power Salute

Black Power Salute, Mexico Summer Olympics (1968)

October 16, 1968: Willing to sacrifice ALL for social justice. Tommie Smith, Dr. John Carlos & their Black Power Salute. Let’s not forget Peter Norman. It was expected that Americans would dominate the track at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City. Indeed, when the men’s 200-meter began, American Tommie Smith led the pack, sprinting […]
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