The Tragic Story of the White Man at the Black Power Salute That Shook the Olympics in 1968

Posted on Aug 25, 2016

2. Two Courageous Athletes

Two Courageous Athletes
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John Carlos and Tommie Smith are the two athletes that changed history. After winning their gold and bronze medals for the 200-meter run, they clenched their fists as an act of protest and solidarity to their black brothers and sisters, and this gesture got them into trouble.
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