The John Carlos Story
Seen around the world, John Carlos and Tommie Smith’s Black Power salute on the 1968 Olympic podium sparked controversy and career fallout. Yet their show of defiance remains one of the most iconic images of Olympic history and the Black Power movement. Here is the remarkable story of one of the men behind the salute, lifelong activist, John Carlos.
Join John Carlos and his co-author, Nation sports editor Dave Zirin, for a series of events to celebrate the release of The John Carlos Story: The Sports Moment That Changed the World.
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