À son décès, les deux sprinteurs américains ont tenu à porter son cercueil // N'oublions jamais Peter Norman, héros sans gants, effacé de l’histoire, qui n’a jamais cessé de lutter pour l’égalité des hommes.
1968 Olympics: Tommie Smith (center) and John Carlos (right) showing the Black Power salute in the 1968 Summer Olympics while Silver medalist Peter Norman (left) wears an OPHR badge to show his support for the two Americans
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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L'histoire incroyable de l'homme à gauche de cette photo
American athletes Tommie Smith, center, and John Carlos raise their fists and hang their heads while the U.S. national anthem plays during their medal ceremony at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City. Their black power salute became front page news around the world as a symbol of the struggle for civil rights. To their left stood Australian Peter Norman, who expressed his support by wearing an Olympic Project for Human Rights badge.
American sprinters Tommie Smith (center) and John Carlos (right), after winning gold and bronze Olympic medals in the 200m, respectively, raise their fists in a Black Power salute, Mexico, 1968. Australian silver medalist Peter Norman is at left.
This is a knockout story about the power of photographs and how they sometimes deceive. Take the historic photo of John Carlos and Tommie Smith’s black-gloved fists in the air on the day they won medals for the 200 meters at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City. But what’s the deal with the white man, motionless on the second step of the podium during their powerful silent protest? It turns out the Australian sprinter was in on the statement. — Lynda Richardson, Senior Staff Editor…