Tommie Smith and John Carlos, 1968 Olympic medal winnersPhotograph by Platon, originally published in The New Yorker (2011)
Today (October 16) is the anniversary of Smith and Carlos’s famous black power Olympics medal podium protest.

Tommie Smith and John Carlos, 1968 Olympic medal winners
Photograph by Platon, originally published in The New Yorker (2011)

Today (October 16) is the anniversary of Smith and Carlos’s famous black power Olympics medal podium protest.