The 1968 Olympics are known today as one of the most overtly political sporting events in history. This is in part due to the actions of Dr. John Carlos. His Black Power salute was at once a gesture of defiance, frustration and solidarity. The silver-medal winner sits down with The Rematch’s Etan Thomas to talk activism, fake news and how he truly believes that his moment on the Olympic podium was his reason for living.
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