Associated Press Sports Mexico Olympics BLACK POWER PROTEST

Black Power Salute 1968

Extending gloved hands skyward in racial protest, U.S. athletes Tommie Smith, center, and John Carlos stare downward during the playing of the Star Spangled Banner after Smith received the gold and Carlos the bronze for the 200 meter run at the Summer Olympic Games in Mexico City on Oct. 16, 1968. Australian silver medalist Peter Norman is at left. (AP Photo)

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October 16, 1968 12:00:00 AM
April 02, 1996 03:37:00 PM
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JOHN CARLOS, TOMMIE SMITH, PETER NORMAN
Olympic games, Events, Men's track and field, Track and field, Summer Olympic games, Protests and demonstrations, Men's sports, Sports, Men's track and field, Olympic games, Events, Political and civil unrest, General news
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MEXICO CITY, MEXICO
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