Unquote” John Carlos

“Ain’t nothin’ new, but the rent is due, and we are here to collect.”

Carlos (right) took a symbolic stand against the racial-charged times of 1968. He stood with Tommie Smith in protest to the human rights situations while at the Mexico City Games. They were kicked out of the Olympics for their protest. In the 200 meters, Carlos finished third, while Smith won it.

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