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1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City: “The Black Power demonstration on top of the victory stand in Mexico City in 1968 by several African American athletes was one of the great political moments in the history of the Olympic movement,” Hoberman says. “This was a way of saying, at the end of the 1960s . That the African Americans had had enough of domestic racism and that here was an opportunity to express their feelings about that..

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