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Author Carlos, John, 1945-

Title The John Carlos story : the sports moment that changed the world / John Carlos with Dave Zirin.

Imprint Chicago, Ill. : Haymarket Books, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Teen Non-Fiction    796.422 Carlos,J CAR    Available
Description xxi, 193 p. : ill., ports. ; 21 cm.
Note Foreword by Cornel West.
Summary Seen around the world, John Carlos and Tommie Smith's Black Power salute on the 1968 Olympic podium sparked controversy and career fallout. Yet their show of defiance remains one of the most iconic images of Olympic history and the Black Power movement. Here is the remarkable story of one of the men behind the salute, lifelong activist John Carlos.
Subject Carlos, John, 1945-
Olympic Games (19th : 1968 : Mexico City, Mexico)
African American track and field athletes -- Biography.
Track and field athletes -- United States -- Biography.
African American athletes -- Political activity -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.
Added Author Zirin, Dave.
ISBN 9781608461271 (hbk)
1608461270 (hbk)

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