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      Black Power salute at Olympics has 45th anniversary

      (AP) - More than 45 years ago today, Americans Tommie Smith and John Carlos gave black power salutes during the medal ceremonies in Mexico City of the 200-meter race.{ }

      They were later banned for life from all Olympic competition by the IOC.

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