Black People : Black Defiance and Recognition

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    John Carlos, the Olympic Bronze Medalist in track and field at the 1968 Olympic Games, who is famous for performing the Black Power salute on the podium along with teammate Tommie Smith.
    Following that act of defiance, the two were suspended from the U.S. team and banned from the Olympic Village, but many at the time praised the pair for shining a spotlight on racism and inequality.
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