The fight for Black America

Characterising Black Power as the civil rights movement's 'evil twin' masks its considerable achievements over the past 50 years, argues Peter Ling...

Tommie Smith and John Carlos, gold and bronze medalists in the 200-metre run at the 1968 Olympic Games, engage in a victory stand protest against unfair treatment of blacks in the United States. They refuse to recognise the American flag and national anthem. (Getty Images)

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