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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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Hopeful Georgia takes baby steps towards EU
Preliminary deal with the European Union would bring the post-Soviet country closer to the Western bloc.
Dubious wisdom: Assad's waiting game
Lacking his father's political cunning, Bashar al-Assad can thank the hard work of others for his survival.
Identity and Exile
Al Jazeera's Matthew Cassel examines why so many American Jews defend Israeli policies regardless of the issue or cost.
Egypt's wave of painkiller addiction
An opiate called tramadol has become increasingly popular in Egypt, but many are unaware of its dangers.
Infographic: Keeping Palestinians occupied
The number of Israeli settlers in the West Bank has doubled since the Oslo Accords were signed 20 years ago.
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Jewish suffering, Palestinian suffering
'Hotels of death' in Indian holy city
Designated hotels in Varanasi cater to only the old and the infirm, waiting to die and attain "salvation".
In pictures: Ukrainian protesters set up camp
In the largest demonstration since the Orange Revolution, protesters vow to occupy central square until demands are met.
A temporary truce in Thai protests
Tensions ease between police and anti-government demonstrators as country pauses to observe king's birthday.
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