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What did the two players intend to do with the kind of gesture they showed?
The two players Tommie Smith and John Carlos, these US athletes used the gesture with fists upraised and heads bowed. With these gestures, they intended to draw international attention towards the racial discrimination that is being practised in the US. This gesture symbolised the Black Power.
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