It's one of the ironies of Eddie's life, that he lived most of it in the suburbs of Townsville, a far cry from the reefs and islands of the Torres Strait.
Exiled from his island home, Mabo became a fearless and articulate crusader for both indigenous and human rights.
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...how many black students...
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Gardener At James Cook University
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...pantheon of heroes...
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...a handful of black teachers...
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...an element of egotism...
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May, 27, 1967
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Great Northern Expedition
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