What double standard?
P Diddy called for “black power” last night at the NBA All-Star Game festivities.
The clenched fist is a symbol of solidarity and support used by several radical groups. Initially, black power was a vague and provocative slogan used by some radical black leaders in the United States during the 1960s, the most notable being Stokely Carmichael.
Gold Medalist Tommie Smith, (center) and Bronze medalist John Carlos (right) showing the raised fist on the podium after the 200m in the 1968 Summer Olympics wearing Olympic Project for Human Rights badges. Silver medallist Peter Norman from Australia (left) joins them.