By Matthew Klugman
It's one in all 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'. released tomorrow, the pictures of Winmar's gesture sparked an severe debate that compelled the AFL, the fanatics and the country to confront their prejudices head-on. Black and Proud takes us at the back of the searing photograph to the tales of these who made it occur - the Indigenous team-mates Nicky Winmar and Gilbert McAdam and the 2 photographers, Wayne Ludbey and John Feder. sure through a love of the sport, the 4 have been introduced jointly through acts of braveness and vilification that convey how a long way 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 booklet takes us to the tales at the back of it.
These tales are brave, inspiring, intimate and eye-opening. it is a ebook all Australians have to read.' - Adam Goodes
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Black and Proud: The Story of an Iconic AFL Photo by Matthew Klugman