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

Mascletà Fallas 2010, Valencia, Spain.

sphere
27 votes

As you see everyone it´s preparing for taking pictures, press are around the safety area and they are waiting for the typical phrase "Sr pirotécnic...

Da Bernard CustardGold

In the operation room of an eye clinic

sphere
25 votes

This panorama is one of a series shot for  virtual tour for the web site of ophthalmology clinic. I was enjoying while doing this work,  it...

Da Andrey Ilyin

After the Castle

sphere
3 votes

Da Dave Villaruel

Skating rink on Red Square

sphere
3 votes

Ain't in great to skate on Red Square in the croud of young, bright and fun :) Another pano from here, the process of ice cooking -...

Da Andrey Ilyin

Demerdji

sphere
1 votes

Da Andrey Dorogin

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