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By Matthew Klugman,Gary Osmond

it really is one among Australia’s so much iconic photos. On 17 April 1993, the Indigenous AFL footballer Nicky Winmar stood up opposed to racial abuse and made heritage. dealing with the Collingwood crowd that had taunted him all day the St Kilda participant pulled up his blouse, pointed to his chest and declared: ‘I’m black and I’m proud to be black’.
Published the next day to come, the pictures of Winmar’s gesture sparked an extreme debate that compelled the AFL, the fanatics and the state to confront their prejudices head-on.
Black and Proud takes us in the back of the searing photo to the tales of these who made it take place – the Indigenous team-mates Nicky Winmar and Gilbert McAdam and the 2 photographers, Wayne Ludbey and John Feder. sure via a love of the sport, the 4 have been introduced jointly through acts of braveness and vilification that express how a ways we now have come and simply how a ways we need to move. ‘17 April 1993 supplied our strongest photograph of Uncle Nicky and this ebook takes us to the tales in the back of it. those tales are brave, inspiring, intimate and eye-opening. this can be a ebook all Australians have to read.’ – Adam Goodes

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