We Salute Olympic Hero TOMMIE SMITH by Michael Brennan

You wont be able to to recognise the face but his name will be forever embedded in Olympic history.

Tommie Smith was 1986 Olympic gold medalist for the 200 meters in Mexico City. He and his team member  John Carlos shocked the US nation and the world by using the podium as a political platform. Wearing black gloves they gave the “Black Power” salute.

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