Extending gloved hands skyward in a civil-rights protest, U.S. athletes Tommie Smith, center, and John Carlos stare downward during the playing of “The Star-Spangled Banner” after Smith won gold and Carlos the bronze in the 200 meters at the Summer Olympic Games on Oct. 16, 1968, in Mexico City. Australian silver medalist Peter Norman is at left.
Extending gloved hands skyward in a civil-rights protest, U.S. athletes Tommie Smith, center, and John Carlos stare downward during the playing of “The Star-Spangled Banner” after Smith won gold and Carlos the bronze in the 200 meters at the Summer Olympic Games on Oct. 16, 1968, in Mexico City. Australian silver medalist Peter Norman is at left. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS AP
Extending gloved hands skyward in a civil-rights protest, U.S. athletes Tommie Smith, center, and John Carlos stare downward during the playing of “The Star-Spangled Banner” after Smith won gold and Carlos the bronze in the 200 meters at the Summer Olympic Games on Oct. 16, 1968, in Mexico City. Australian silver medalist Peter Norman is at left. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS AP

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