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.

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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 Project for Human Rights badge in support of their protest. Both Americans were expelled from the games as a result.

True Love Ways - Cover - Francoise Hardy - 2016 - Album - It's A Teenager Dream - Originally Recorded By Buddy Holly - 1958 - Released - 1960 Written by Peter Norman - Buddy Holly - Vocal W/Orchestra Directed By Dick Jacobs.

True Love Ways - Cover - Francoise Hardy - 2016 - Album - It's A Teenager Dream - Originally Recorded By Buddy Holly - 1958 - Released - 1960 Written by Peter Norman - Buddy Holly - Vocal W/Orchestra Directed By Dick Jacobs.

Peter Norman. Giving up on his dreams to set a mark on human rights. The real story behind the statues.

The real story behind the statues.

Peter Norman. Giving up on his dreams to set a mark on human rights. The real story behind the statues.

Peter Norman. Giving up on his dreams to set a mark on human rights. The real story behind the statues.

The real story behind the statues.

Peter Norman. Giving up on his dreams to set a mark on human rights. The real story behind the statues.

peter, norman and grove image on We Heart It

peter, norman and grove image on We Heart It

peter, norman and grove image on We Heart It

peter, norman and grove image on We Heart It

Gold medallist Tommie Smith (center) and bronze medalist John Carlos (right) showing the raised fist on the podium after the 200 m race at the 1968 Summer Olympics; both wear Olympic Project for Human Rights badges. Peter Norman (silver medalist, left) from Australia also wears an OPHR badge in solidarity to Smith and Carlos.

Gold medallist Tommie Smith (center) and bronze medalist John Carlos (right) showing the raised fist on the podium after the 200 m race at the 1968 Summer Olympics; both wear Olympic Project for Human Rights badges. Peter Norman (silver medalist, left) from Australia also wears an OPHR badge in solidarity to Smith and Carlos.

U.S. Olympians Tommie Smith and John Carlos act as pall bearers in 2006 for fellow Olympian, Australian Peter Norman. These three 200 meter runners stood on the medalist podium together at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics. Smith and Carlos raised black-gloved fists during the American national anthem to draw attention to inequality in the U.S. Peter Norman stood in solidarity and also wore a Project for Human Rights Badge. They remained friends long after the Olympics.

U.S. Olympians Tommie Smith and John Carlos act as pall bearers in 2006 for fellow Olympian, Australian Peter Norman. These three 200 meter runners stood on the medalist podium together at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics. Smith and Carlos raised black-gloved fists during the American national anthem to draw attention to inequality in the U.S. Peter Norman stood in solidarity and also wore a Project for Human Rights Badge. They remained friends long after the Olympics.

Schöne Urkunde zum Ruhestand

Schöne Urkunde zum Ruhestand

Peter Norman, forgotten hero. Only in 2012 did the Australian Parliament approve a motion to formally apologize to Peter Norman and rewrite him into history with this statement: This House “recognises the extraordinary athletic achievements of the late Peter Norman, who won the silver medal in the 200 meters sprint running event at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics, in a time of 20.06 seconds, which still stands as the Australian record.” “Acknowledges the bravery of Peter Norman in donning an…

Peter Norman, forgotten hero. Only in 2012 did the Australian Parliament approve a motion to formally apologize to Peter Norman and rewrite him into history with this statement: This House “recognises the extraordinary athletic achievements of the late Peter Norman, who won the silver medal in the 200 meters sprint running event at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics, in a time of 20.06 seconds, which still stands as the Australian record.” “Acknowledges the bravery of Peter Norman in donning an…

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