The Olympics are intended to be a celebration of global unity. But when the American sprinters Tommie Smith and John Carlos ascended the medal stand at the 1968 Games in Mexico City, they were determined to shatter the illusion that all was right in the world. Just before “The Star-Spangled Banner” began to play, Smith, the gold medalist, and Carlos, the bronze winner, bowed their heads and raised black-gloved fists in the air.
✨ 1968 Black Power Salute Trivia:
Published in life magazine, Dominis’ image turned the somber protest into an iconic emblem of the turbulent 1960s.
POSTER & SHIPPING INFORMATION:
This listing is for posters of various sizes, medium 8 x 10, 12 x 16, large 16 x 20, 16 x 24, 18 x 24, 20 x 30 and giant at 24 x 36 inches. Choose your size :-).
They are perfect for framing and are print quality.
We also do many other posters, calendars, prints and wall art. Check out the listings in our shop. If what you want isn't there let us know and we'll do our
best to get it for you! We can do custom prints/posters/canvases/wall art.
This is a uniquely restored enhanced image to get the most wonderful print possible.
All images used have been retouched to remove any major imperfections and then enhanced for digital printing.
The images are of the highest quality and 300 dpi.
The poster would look great on your wall, or as a present, also great for framing.
★ Size of poster is 8 x 10, 12 x 16, 16 x 20, 18 x 24 or 30 x 40. Please choose your size.
★ Beautiful prints, printed on state of the art printers
★ Shipped from the UK for UK customers. We have a distribution center in the UK, mainly using Royal Mail, FEDex or UPS.
★ Shipped from the USA for USA customers. We have distribution centers in the USA too, mainly using FEDex, UPS or DHL
★ Digitally enhanced and remastered images
★ Printed on high quality premium matte 200gsm finished paper
It comes carefully packed, rolled in a cardboard fitted tube for posters above 8 x 12 (A4) size, and flat sturdy cardboard packaging for anything below A4 size.