The image is that of Tommie Smith and John Carlos raising a hand covered in a black glove with Peter Norman donning the Olympic Project for Human Rights badge.

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

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.

40 Of The Most Powerful Photographs Ever Taken

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

Peter Norman. Giving up on his dreams to set a mark on human rights. The real story behind the statues.

The real story behind the statues.

Personne ou presque ne fait attention à lui, l'homme qui ne lève pas le poing…

Personne ou presque ne fait attention à lui, l'homme qui ne lève pas le poing sur cette photo mythique. Et pourtant... C'est peut être bien lui le plus grand héros de cette scène !

Tommie Smith and John Carlos at funeral of Peter Norman,

griot-magazine-peter-norman-funerals-white -man-in-that-photo-black power salute

Tommie Smith and John Carlos carry Peter Norman´s coffin; The greatest Australian Sprinter.a silent hero

Carlos, Smith y Peter Norman

Australia homenajea ahora a Peter Norman y su ‘black power’

With one glove each Tommie Smith is on the gold medal platform, John Carlos is on the bronze raising their fists in a Black Power salute. Silver medalist Peter Norman is wearing a badge in support

When you think of world-famous Olympic athletes, the name Peter Norman probably does not come to mind. But that’s soon about to change. At the 1968 Summer Olympics, Tommie Smith broke records when he won the 200-meter dash finals and gold medal in 19.83 seconds. But his Black Power salute, alongside fellow runner John Carlos atop the medal...

Everyone Ignored The White Man In This Famous Photo. 48 Years Later, The Real Story Emerges

John Carlos, Tommie Smith, Peter Norman - 1968 Olympics Black Power salute - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

With one glove each Tommie Smith is on the gold medal platform John Carlos is on the bronze raising their fists in a Black Power salute. Silver medalist Peter Norman is wearing a badge in support [2086 3000]

Extending gloved hands skyward in racial protest, U. athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos stare downward during the playing of 'The Star-Spangled Banner' after Smith received the gold and Carlos the bronze for the

Morganite Pendant Surrounded by Delicate Filigree Lacy Diamond Frame – Peter Norman Jewelers

Morganite Pendant Surrounded by Delicate Filigree Lacy Diamond Frame – Peter Norman Jewelers

Even though, Peter Norman was the fifth fastest sprinter in the world in 1972 (still holds Australia's record),was banned from the 1972 Olympics for supporting his fellow sprinters, his career was effectively over. He was offered the chance to condemn Smith and Carlos many times over the next decades, and refused to. In 2012, the Australian Parliament passed a motion which appologised to Norman for the treatment he received upon his return to Australia. Smith and Carlos were pallbearers.

Tommie Smith and John Carlos In his autobiography Silent Gesture, Tommie Smith stated that the gesture was not a "Black Power" salute, but a "human rights salute".

Peter Norman is an Australian athlete who played a pivotal role in making this moment happen.

Peter Norman is an Australian athlete who played a pivotal role in making this moment happen.

The White Man in That Photo - It’s a historic photo of two men of color. For this reason I never really paid attention to the other man, white, like me, motionless on the second step of the medal podium.

Peter Norman, Tommie Smith, & John Carlos // Olympic and Civil Rights History Makers

Peter Norman | Η θρυλική φωτογραφία των Ολυμπιακών του 1968

Peter Norman | Η θρυλική φωτογραφία των Ολυμπιακών του 1968

Platinum Diamond Necklace with a Pave Flower Design – Peter Norman Jewelers

Platinum Diamond Necklace with a Pave Flower Design – Peter Norman Jewelers

Tyler texting like. "Wait, hold it - 602."

Tyler texting like. "Wait, hold it - 602."

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.

40 Of The Most Powerful Photographs Ever Taken

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.

Pinterest
Search