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Jay-Z and Beyoncé are known to be dazzling with their man-and-woman Halloween costumes. So it's no surprise that the couple basically drew attention to the whole Internet with their 2018 looks. But not everyone knows the decorated Olympic athletes they wanted to embody.
Jay-Z put on a US track suit to portray runner Tommie Smith. Smith, one of the fastest men in the world, set a world record at the 1968 Mexico City Olympic Games, with a 19.83 second 200-meter strike, which earned him a gold medal in .
But Smith's performance will be at least as memorable for what came after: when he and his American John Carlos stood on the podium to accept their medals, they bowed their heads and raised their fists in black gloves the air. The gesture was largely seen as a black-power greeting ̵