Featuring John Carlos, an Olympic medalist in track and field, who is remembered for his "Silent Protest" against racism and economic oppression at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics. The iconic image of he and teammate Tommy Smith raising a black-gloved fist during the victory ceremony is one of sports history's most memorable moments.
AFSC is a Quaker organization devoted to service, development, and peace programs throughout the world. Our work is based on the belief in the worth of every person, and faith in the power of love to overcome violence and injustice. Learn more
Where we work
AFSC has office around the world. To see a complete list see the Where We Work page.