The third man in the photos.

Author:Foley, Catherine
Position:WE HEAR YOU - Brief article
 
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I really liked and appreciated the articles on Colin Kaepernick in your November issue. But their mentions of the protests by John Carlos and Tommie Smith at Mexico's '68 Olympics overlooked a third man in the photographs, Peter Norman. Maybe it was because he was Australian, not a U.S. citizen. He, a white man, supported Carlos and Smith by wearing an "Olympic Project for Human Rights" badge. As a result, he was not allowed to represent Australia in the 1972 Munich Olympics.

When Norman died in 2006, Carlos and Smith spoke at his...

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