Working Class Heroes

Doreen Lawrence - Mother of Stephen Lawrence

Campaigned tirelessly for years to get justice for her teenage son Stephen, who was murdered by a gang of ‘white racist’ youths in South London in 1993. She successfully challenged a system which did it’s utmost to hide the truth and spoke out against institutionalised racism . Her campaigning had a profound impact on the negatively racist attitudes which permeated policing in this country.

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