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The 1968 Olympics Black Power Salute African American athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos raise their fists in a gesture of solidarity at the 1968 Olympic games. Australian Silver medalist Peter Norman wore an Olympic Pr

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from BuzzFeed

40 Of The Most Powerful Photographs Ever Taken

The 1968 Olympics Black Power Salute: African American athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos raise their fists in a gesture of solidarity at the 1968 Olympic games. Australian Silver medalist Peter Norman wore an Olympic Project for Human Rights badge in support of their protest. Both Americans were expelled from the games as a result.

Sometimes photographs deceive. Take this one, for example. It represents John Carlos and Tommie Smith’s rebellious gesture the day they won medals for the 200 meters at the 1968 Summer...

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from Mail Online

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Tommie Smith (center) and John Carlos (right) make their controversial protest at the 1968 Olympics. Silver medallist Peter Norman, from Australia (left), empathised and wore an Olympic Project for Human Rights badge in support

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from TIME.com

The Black Power Salute That Rocked the 1968 Olympics

Black Power Salute: Tommie Smith and John Carlos at the 1968 Olympics with Australian Peter Norman wearing the badge of the Olympic Project for Human Rights to show his support to the movement.

Peter Norman (942 – 2006) was a ostracized heroe, an Australian track athlete. He won the silver medal in the 200 metres at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, with a time of 20.06 seconds which remains the Australian 200 metres record.

Peter Norman nasceu na Austrália a 15 de junho de 1942. A família, religiosamente fervorosa, era seguidora do Exército da Salvação, um movimento religioso baseado na caridade e na solidariedade social. Peter, por influência, seguiu-lhes os passos.