Seize the time

Seize the time

Olympic athlete John Carlos, who marked his medal at the 1968 games with a raised fist ‘black power’ salute, will speak in London at a meeting organised by members of the RMT trade union.

  • Monday 21 May 2011, 6. 30 – 8. 45pm
  • Friends Meeting House, Euston Road, London NW1 2BJ


  • 7pm –  John Carlos, Doreen Lawrence and Janet Alder
  • 8.10pm – Sam Rigg-David (Sean Rigg Campaign for Justice and Change; UFFC), Fahad Ansari (We Are Babar Ahmad Campaign), Matt Wrack (FBU), Mac McKenna (RMT) and Weyman Bennett (UAF).
  • 8.30pm – Dave Zirin Co-author of The John Carlos Story: the sports moment that changed the world
  • 8.45pm – Book signing

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See the event website here.

To download a flyer for the event, click here (pdf file, 513 kb).


Entry is free but booking is required. To book, click here. Organised in conjunction with RMT, FBU, ASLEF, TSSA, CWU, NUT, UCU, NUJ, PCS, Union News, Haldane Society of Socialist Lawyers, Institute of Race Relations, Inquest, JENGbA, UAF, BARAC and Defend the Right to Protest.