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Tributes pour in to Dame Jocelyn Barrow, a ‘true champion of racial equality’ | Voice Online (UK)

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Tributes pour in to Dame Jocelyn Barrow, a ‘true champion of racial equality’ | Voice Online (UK)

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In a long and distinguished career covering six decades she was hailed as a formidable campaigner, patron of the Black Cultural Archives and the first black Governor of the BBC

TRIBUTES HAVE flooded in to leading race equality campaigner and educator Dame Jocelyn Barrow who has died. She was 91. 

Born in Trinidad, Dame Jocelyn came to the UK in 1959 to complete her postgraduate teaching qualification thus becoming part of the Windrush Generation migration to Britain.

She went on to become a founding member and General Secretary of CARD (Campaign Against Racial Discrimination), the organisation responsible for the Race Relations legislation of 1968.

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By Vic Motune, Voice Online (UK)
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