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This versatile and affordable poster delivers sharp, clean images and a high degree of color accuracy. Your poster is printed with an offset lithography press with a coating to protect the inks.
“Black Power Salute” is an homage to African-Americans Tommie Smith and John Carlos, who proudly gestured skyward during the 1968 Olympics, leveling the playing field for civil rights. Smith set a world record by winning the 200-meter race and Carlos placed third. When accepting their awards, they wore symbolic clothing and hoisted black-gloved fists during “The Star-Spangled Banner.” Caught in a whirlwind of public outrage, Smith and Carlos were immediately banished from the U.S. Olympic team, and even received death threats. Now legendary, this image is a powerful icon of African-American athletes’ struggle for equality. Read More
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