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Three Proud People

Mexico Olympics 1968


"Tommie Smith (center) and John Carlos (right) showing the raised fist on the podium after the 200m in the 1968 Summer Olympics. Silver medallist Peter Norman from Australia (left) joins them in wearing Olympic Project for Human Rights badges."


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This mural has been in Leamington Lane for 40(?) years. When State Rail built the stabling yards across the other side of the tracks they erected a concrete noise wall that now prevents rail travellers from seeing the work.


Now SRA is threatening to resume and demolish all the houses in Leamington Ave, including this one.

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Taken on August 2, 2010