Tommie Smith’s silent protest resonates 50 years on

By DW   |   21 February 2018   |   2:36 pm  
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Tommie Smith's silent protest resonates 50 years on
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After winning the 200 meter race at the 1968 Olympics, Tommie Smith and teammate John Carlos, who won bronze, raised their fists in a Black Power salute. Their iconic gesture of defiance emboldened others.

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