Free movie screening in Seaside: “The Black Power Salute”

FREE PUBLIC MOVIE about a defining moment in the U.S. Civil Rights Movement: “The Black Power Salute” – Friday, Oct. 19, 6 p.m. at 1069 Broadway Ave., Suite 100, Seaside.

Co-sponsored by the Village Project, Inc., Breakthrough Men’s Community, Whites for Racial Equity, and the Unitarian Universalist Church of the Monterey Peninsula. For more information, call (831) 392-1500

“Salute: The Historic 1968 Olympics” is a documentary of three men— two Black (Tommie Smith and John Carlos of the United States) and one White Australian (Peter Norman) — who raised gloved hands on Oct. 16, 1968, with fists clenched in a black power salute and bowed their heads in a defining moment in the U.S. Civil Rights Movement: The Black Power Salute.

It is also a moving tribute to their lasting friendship until Norman’s death on October 3, 2006. The documentary was produced by Matt Norman, Peter Norman’s nephew.


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