American sprinters Tommie Smith and John Carlos, after winning gold and bronze Olympic medals in the 200m, respectively, raise their fists in a Black Power salute. Mexico, 1968.
By John Dominis
(Source: TIME, via vintage-visuals)
so fucking wounded.
The only person
that can pick you up,
push back your shoulders,
wipe the tears,
mend the broken bones
and get you out of your slump
Now go and live,
there is so much to be
A man sells goldfish in baggies tied to a tree branch in Beirut, Lebanon, February 1983.
Photograph by W. E. Garrett, National Geographic
John F. Kennedy’s coffin lies in state beneath the Capitol’s dome, November 1963.Photograph by George F. Mobley, National Geographic