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1968 olympics, beyonce, black power salute, flo jo, florence griffith joyner, halloween, halloween costumes, jay z, olympics, tommie smith -

We called it. Proving, once again, that too much is never enough when it comes to Halloween, Beyoncé debuted a second costume on Wednesday night, this time with a little help from husband Jay-Z.

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1968 Olympics, Boxing, George Foreman, John Carlos, Tommie Smith -

George Foreman, a Texan by birth and girth, has been a fascinating, sometimes bewildering slice of the American culture for five decades. Puncher, preacher, pitchman — Foreman has worn many hats and belts, including that of oldest world heavyweight champion in history when he was 45. During a troubled youth, Foreman dropped out of high […]

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1968 olympics, black athlete, black gloved protest, john carlos, kaepernick, nfl, protest, tommie smith -

Before Colin Kaepernick was born, a couple of black dudes, John Carlos and Tommie Smith, raised a couple of black-gloved fists to the sky as the U.S. national anthem played after they earned a couple of Olympic medals in Mexico City. They were protesting racial injustice and inequality during a decade in which Martin…

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CANBERRA, Australia (AP) - An American athlete who took part in a controversial black-power salute at the 1968 Olympics says an Australian parliamentary apology to silver medalistPeter Norman might have come too late...

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