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VIDEO: The black power salute of ‘68

Tommie Smith speaks about the iconic salute
Posted: 23/04/2012 04:19 PM
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After finishing first and third in the 200 metres at the 1968 Mexico Olympic Games, Tommie Smith and John Carlos performed a black power salute on the podium which was one of the most symbolic gestures of the civil rights movement of the ‘60s and ‘70s.