The Black Power Salute That Rocked the 1968 Olympics

Tommie Smith (center) and John Carlos (right) raise black-gloved fists during the American national anthem; Australian silver medalist Peter Norman, who supported their protest, is at left.
Culture
'60s
John Dominis—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images

Forty-six years after John Carlos and Tommie Smith's Black Power salute at the 1968 Olympics, LIFE.com remembers John Dominis's portrait of the unforgettable moment. Read More

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