John Carlos

Sochi: Where Were All the Pink Panthers?

Roobla | Posted 26.04.2014 | UK Sport

One of the most iconic moments from the history of the Olympic games is the shot of John Carlos and Tommie Smith giving the Black Panther salute at the 1968 games in Mexico City on the winner's podium...

Caroline Frost

Mexico Power Salute's Tommie Smith Remembers A Silver Sacrifice | Caroline Frost | Posted 30.07.2012 | UK Entertainment

This week has seen the frequent replay of one of the most memorable moments in Olympic history – the black power salute by two brave black athletes,...

Salute: Smith Has no Regrets in Using the Olympics World Platform for Human Rights

Rima Amin | Posted 11.09.2012 | UK Entertainment
Rima Amin

Regardless of whether or not the Olympics is the place for politics, Salute is reminder to us all to stand in solidarity with those who face struggles in equality. It reminds us that humanity means another persons' struggle is ours too and sometimes sacrifices must be made to help.

Caroline Frost

John Carlos Remembers His Iconic Olympic Salute | Caroline Frost | Posted 17.10.2013 | UK Sport

45 years ago today (16 October 1968), two men raised their fists to the sky, and made their presence felt. One of those two men, John Carlos, spok...