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Australian Parliament apologises to Black power supporter.

Discussion in 'Australian Politics' started by Aus22, Aug 21, 2012.

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    Aus22 Well-Known Member

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    Last night the Australian Parliament apologies to Peter Norman, The Australia athlete who was in the photo of the Victory Ceremony at the 1968 Olympic Games. where the so called Black Solute took place. He wore a badge support the civil rights of the American track stars. As a result he was not pick for the 1972 Games.

    Parliament pass a motion of apology for his treatment. The Black stars kept in contact with him and were pallbearers at his funeral.
     
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