Black Power Salute

January 26, 2011

Recently I watched very interesting documentary ” Salute” which was about  how Australians treated their greatest Athlete ever, Peter Norman, the white guy on the podium with Smith and Carlos during the famous ‘ Black Power Salute‘ in 1968 Mexico Olypics. Peter was not even invited to attend the Olympic Ceremony when it was held in his home country in year 2000.

Black Power Salute

San Jose State University honored Tommie Smith and John Carlos with 22 feet high statues.

1968 Mexico Olympics

Peter Norman

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