Darcus Howe

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Darcus Howe
Born
Leighton Rhett Radford

(1943-02-26)26 February 1943
Died1 April 2017(2017-04-01) (aged 74)
Streatham, London, United Kingdom
Cause of deathComplications from prostate cancer
ResidenceBrixton, South London
NationalityBritish, Trinidadian
Occupation
  • Broadcaster
  • Columnist

Darcus Howe (26 February 1943 – 1 April 2017) was a British broadcaster, writer,[1] and civil liberties campaigner.

He was an editor of Race Today, and chair of the Notting Hill Carnival. He was best known in the UK for his Black on Black series on Channel 4; his affairs programme, Devil's Advocate; and his work with Tariq Ali on Bandung File.[2]

Howe died in Streatham, London on 1 April 2017 from complications of prostate cancer, aged 74.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Howe, Darcus (16 August 2011). "Darcus Howe: 'My father curfewed me and I jumped through the window'". Socialist Worker. Retrieved 3 November 2011.
  2. Caroline Davies, "Darcus Howe, writer, broadcaster and civil rights campaigner, dies aged 74", The Guardian, 2 April 2017.
  3. "Civil rights activist Darcus Howe dies aged 74", BBC News, 2 April 2017.

Other websites[change | change source]

  • Bio, BlackinBritain.co.uk, accessed 13 August 2011.