by Harry Blutstein
Tommie Smith and John Carlos are remembered for their gloved-fist protest of American racism at the 1968 Mexico City Games. But they also demonstrated against the hypocritical and exploitative rules of amateurism and opened the door to endorsement payments for Olympians.
by Lou Moore
Louis Moore presents an interactiv graphic exploration of media responses to the 1968 Mexico City Olympics protest of American sprinters John Carlos and Tommie Smith.
SOURCE: Texas Monthly
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