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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.

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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 Pr

The term “dreadlocks” comes from a movement of guerrilla warriors who vowed not to cut their hair until Haile Selassie, former Emperor of Ethiopia was released from exile after leading the resistance against the Italian invasion. The warriors hair became matted and began to lock over time. Because the warriors with locks in their head were “dreaded” the term “dreadlocks” came to fruition.

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House slave “plays” with her master’s child, late 19th century - Brazil

House slave 'plays' with her master's child, late century - Brazil

The black power salute at the 1968 Olympics was a protest made by the African American athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos; the athletes made the raised fist gesture at the Olympic Stadium in Mexico City. "The Silent Gesture"

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

44 Years later Tommie Smith and John Carlos, 1968 Olympic medal winners.

newmanology: Tommie Smith and John Carlos, 1968 Olympic medal winners in Mexico. Photograph by Platon, originally published in The New Yorker October 16 was the anniversary of Smith and Carlos’s famous black power Olympics medal podium protest.

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Dr. Martin Luther King pulling burned cross from his yard as his son stands aside.

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Dr. Martin Luther King pulling burned cross from his yard as his son stands aside.

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