#11– Canned Heat – “Going Up The Country” – (1968)
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John Carlos (1945- ), a Black American runner, won the bronze medal for the 200m dash at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics. It was he and gold-medal winner Tommie Smith who held up their black-gloved fists in a Black Power salute as the US national anthem played.
I’ve talked about some weird stuff here on Bat Signal. I mean, last week featured an extended sequence involving Satan. But I think this is the firs time that I’ve had to go back and re-read passages multiple times to get my mind around just what the hell is going on in an issue. 1,172 more words