1968. Gold Medalist Tommie Smith & bronze medalist John Carlos raise their fists in silent protest, during the playing of the U.S national anthem. They were expelled from the U.S Olympics Team for “mixing politics with sports”.

1968. Gold Medalist Tommie Smith & bronze medalist John Carlos raise their fists in silent protest, during the playing of the U.S national anthem. They were expelled from the U.S Olympics Team for “mixing politics with sports”.

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    This was pure free speech protected by the first amendment and the UN Deckaration of Human Rights.
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    politics with sports my ass.more like a black allegiance of unity.
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