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Tue Oct 16, 2012, 10:41 AM

Today in Peace and Justice history on October 16, 1968

During medal presentations at the 1968 Summer Olympic Games in Mexico City, winning sprinters Tommie Smith and John Carlos raised their black-gloved fists while the U.S. national anthem was played. They were suspended from the team by the U.S. Olympic Committee two days later. Smith later told the media> continued http://www.peacebuttons.info/E-News/thisweek.htm

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skiptaylor Oct 2012 #1

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Sat Oct 20, 2012, 11:32 PM

1. Black Panthers?

Was this a call to arms for the Black Panther Party? or just solidarity for Black People in general?

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