Nicky Winmar statue is not just about footy, it’s about Australia as a nation | Des Headland

Hopefully it will make children ask about who Winmar was and where he came from, geographically, historically and politicallyWhen Nicky Winmar raised his jumper, I was 12 years old. Little did he, or anyone else know, that with that simple action he was changing the way Australians would talk about race relations for years to come. So powerful was the image that we are still talking about it today.Since then the image has become so embedded into our consciousness there have been songs written about...

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3 months ago, The Guardian

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