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