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1968

By Melissa Castillo-Garsow Fordham University, New York Black Americans in Mexico with raised fists and gold medals, black socks, black scarf, long beads. Airwaves filled with love, not war. Draft dodging and war protests, while ten days earlier hundreds fell in protest-just miles away-when Black Power ruled the Olympics. When Black Power ruled the Olympics, …

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