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Extending gloved hands skyward in racial protest, U.S. athletes Smith and Carlos stare downward during the playing of "The Star-Spangled Banner" at the Summer Olympic Games in Mexico City on Oct. 16, 1968. AP hide caption

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Those Raised Fists Still Resonate, 50 Years Later

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Tommie Smith (center) and John Carlos performed a Black Power salute at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City. Universal Images Group/Getty Images hide caption

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Decades After An Iconic Protest, Tommie Smith Has Something Else On His Mind

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