Black Power, Mexico City Olympics 1968 Poster 24 x 36in
A poster featuring a photo from the 1968 Olympics. The 1968 Olympics Black Power salute was an act of protest by the African-American athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos during their medal ceremony at the 1968 Summer Olympics in the Olympic Stadium in Mexico City. As they turned to face their flags and hear the American national anthem (The Star-Spangled Banner), they each raised a black-gloved fist and kept them raised until the anthem had finished. Smith, Carlos and Australian silver medalist Peter Norman all wore human rights badges on their jackets. In his autobiography, Silent Gesture, Tommie Smith stated that the gesture was not a "Bl...
Black Power Protests At The Mexico Olympics 1968
- ASIN: B0096UZS3O
- Color: No Frame
- Brand: Art & Prints Co.