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Q: What did Tommie smith and john Carlos do during the 1968 Olympics?
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What are the names of the two black who salute at the Olympics games in the 1960s?

Tommie Smith and John Carlos.

What event in the 1968 Mexico Olympics did Tommie Smith and John Carlos place?

200m dash

In the 1968 Olympics who were the two black athletes suspended from the US team?

Tommie Smith (gold) and John Carlos (bronze)

Did Tommie Smith and John Carlos lose their medals?

No, after a press conference with the IOC (International Olympic Committee) Tommie Smith And John Carlos refused to return them.

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Who won the 1968 Olympics?

tommie smith won the 1968 Olympics

Who were the members of the US track team in the 1968 Olympics?

A few notable names are Jim Hines, Tommie Smith, John Carlos, Dick Fosbury, and Bob Beamon.

What were Tommie Smith and John Carlos protesting about in 1968?

Racism in the United States.

Are the 2 black athletes in the G commercial the same ones who raised their fists in the 1968 Olympics?

Yes, they are Tommie Smith and John Carlos who raised their fists after winning medals at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City

Why did john Carlos and tommie smith do the black power salute in the 1968 summer Olympics?

To protest the treatment of African American citizens of the United States and to protest bigotry. Click on the 'Black Power Salute' link below to read about it and see a picture of Smith and Carlos on the podium doing the salute.

Who Raised A Black-gloved Fist During The Medal Ceremony At The Summer Olympics.?

Tommy smith and jhon carlos

Who raised a black-gloved fist during the medal ceremony at the Summer Olympics?

Tommy smith and jhon carlos