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Iconic 'Black Power' Salute at Olympics Marks 50th Anniversary


Iconic 'Black Power' Salute at Olympics Marks 50th Anniversary
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It's the 50th anniversary of the iconic moment when two African American Olympic athletes raised their fists in defiance to bring attention to racial oppression in back home. It happened at their medal award ceremony at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City. VOA's Mariama Diallo examines the significance of the moment in history.

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