An iconic image showing Aboriginal rights activist, Gary Foley with a placard reading, “Pardon me for being born into a nation of racists”. It was part of a protest against the South African Springboks rugby tour of Australia in 1971 during apartheid.
Black power has hit white Australia. Gary Foley, 21-year-old ‘field marshal' of the Australian Black Panther Party, says his group is training aboriginals in ‘urban guerrilla tactics and the use of explosives.' Members of the aboriginal black power group, one showing clenched fist, are shown in recent photo.
John Knobel standing second on left, arms crossed, in original clipping from Teenagers’ Weekly supplement in Australian Woman’s Weekly 22 August private collection [although this image can also be sourced online here]