A stone for Claudia
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A stone for Claudia

The mound of earth next to Karl Marx’s tomb in Highgate cemetery lay unmarked and untended. It contained the ashes of Claudia Jones, the civil rights heroine who played a pivotal role in the anti-racism campaigns of the 1950s following her deportation to Britain during the anti-communist witch-hunts in the US. A brilliant organiser and charismatic … Continue reading