Olympic athletes statues at California State University San Jose campus, Silicon Valley, US

2 votes
Fatta il 03/07/2008
The image of two athletes on the lawn on the San Jose State University's campus, Tommie Smith and John Carlos then when the medal program was under way each fired a black-gloved hand toward the night sky as the U.S. flag was raised and "The Star-Spangled Banner" played in 1968 Mexico City Olympics. Smith won the 200 meters, Carlos finished third.

The gesture remains an icon for those who remember 1968, a turbulent year that included the assassinations of Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert Kennedy. Kids were sticking flower stems into the gun barrels of National Guardsmen. In Vietnam it was the Têt offensive, in Czechoslovakia it was Prague Spring, an uprising against the Communists. Ten days before the Olympics were to begin, Mexican security forces massacred students occupying the national university.
Continue reading +

Latitudine: 37° 20' 7" N, Longitudine: 121° 52' 57" W see »

Luogo: United States

Type: Country:
Map List

Bailes típicos, Huang, Chad

sphere
40 votes

Esperan para empezar el la demostración de un baile típico de la región de Huang.

Da Bernard CustardGold

Fabricación de Souvenirs, Yagoua, Camerún.

sphere
30 votes

Justo al lado del la escuela de Kalak en Yagoua hay unos niños que fabrican después de clase unos souvenirs realizados en unas calabazas secadas al...

Da Bernard CustardGold

Firmas en la escuela, Huang, Chad

sphere
21 votes

Podemos ver como el alcalde junto con todos los políticos y colaboradores firman en la pizarra quedando así inaugurada la escuela. Evarist per eixa...

Da Bernard CustardGold

XIV Trobada d'armats de les comarques tarragonines, L'Arboç, Spain

sphere
26 votes

Els armats de l’Arboç, la població amfitriona, van ser els encarregats d’obrir la cercavila. Anaven seguits pels soldats de Flix, Alcover, el Pla...

Da Carles Nicolás

Uspensky Cathedral, Iosifo-Volotsky Monastery, Russia

sphere
13 votes

Uspensky Cathedral, built in 1688-1696 in place of the earlier stone cathedral of the 15th century, combines traditional Russian architecture with...

Da Andrey Ilyin

Iosifo-Volotsky monastery, bell tower. Russia

sphere
11 votes

Iosifo-Volotsky monastery is located in 100 kilometers from Moscow. In the 15th and 16th century, it was one of the most authoritative and wealthy...

Da Andrey Ilyin

Festa del Giuggiolo, Lio Piccolo

sphere
6 votes

Festa del Giuggiolo: a Lio Piccolo si celebra questo frutto un tempo coltivato a fini commericali e oggi usato per scopi ornamentali.

Da Vil Muhametshin

XIV Trobada d'armats de les comarques tarragonines, actuació del armats de l'Arboç, L'Arboç, Spain

sphere
8 votes

Els armats de l’Arboç, la població amfitriona, van ser els encarregats d’obrir la cercavila. Anaven seguits pels soldats de Flix, Alcover, el Pla...

Da Carles Nicolás

pagine: |< << 821 822 823 824 825 826 827 828 829 830 >> >|