Clark Atlanta University Learn Lead Change

News And Press

DirectoryGive to CAUPanther Login

Clark Atlanta University Celebrates Black History Month With Olympian, Coach and Author John Carlos On Feb. 8

  • Description:
  • Date: 2/3/2012
  • Author: Office of Marketing and Communications
  • Origin:




 


ATLANTA (Feb. 3, 2012) – Long before Michael Jackson became the gloved one, John Carlos and Tommie Smith shocked the nation and the world, when they donned single black gloves and gave the “Black Power” salute during the 1968 Olympics, to call attention to the plight of the African-American community.