EXCLUSIVE: Stan Grant on Latrell Mitchell and the burden borne by Indigenous stars – Wide World of Sports

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Latrell Mitchell was a beloved figure when he burst on to the NRL scene.
He still is, for the most part. If you love footy, you can’t help but adore Latrell’s brilliance.
There’s been cowardly online trolls, yet those racist keyboard warriors are vastly outweighed by his admirers.
But there’s a significant sub-category of sporting fans, as there are general citizens, who are known all too well by accomplished Indigenous people.
Those who are happy enough to see a black man succeed – provided…

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