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Why John Carlos and Tommie Smith still matter
The strong political statement that was made on Mexico's Olympic Games podium is still relevant today.
Last updated: 30 Sep 2011 11:40 GMT
Black power: 40 years of progress
4 decades since the black power salute at the 1968 Olympics, Obama becomes president.
Last updated: 20 Jan 2009 21:51 GMT
Politics of Sport
Olympic gold medal winner Tommie Smith talks about his famous Black Power salute.
Last updated: 21 Aug 2007 14:22 GMT
Black gloves wave Norman goodbye
American sprinters Tommie Smith and John Carlos, who famously wore black gloves at their medal ceremony at the 1968 Mexico Olympics, were pallbearers at the funeral of Australian Peter Norman – the man who stood alongside them in their protest.
Last updated: 09 Oct 2006 09:11 GMT
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