Darcus Howe, the broadcaster, writer and civil rights campaigner, has died aged 74. His family announced his death in a statement released on Sunday that read: “Darcus died quietly and unexpectedly in his sleep on the evening of Saturday 1 April. Our private grief is inseparable from our public pride.”
Howe, originally from Trinidad and Tobago, lived in Brixton, south London, for 30 years and was well known for his Channel 4 series Black on Black and late-night current affairs programme The Devil’s Advocate.
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May u Rip Darcus Howe. British #BlackPanther & a pioneer in the fight for #equality in UK.I enjoyed our last talk immensely & learned much. pic.twitter.com/fOi5wYy3fg