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Marie Studholme

Marie Studholme

Actress and singer. Born Caroline Maria Lupton in Eccleshill, Bradford. She made her theatrical debut in 1891 in the chorus of the operetta 'La Cigalle'. She graduated to small roles and eventually...

Person, Music / songs, Theatre

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Lady Hetta Empson

Lady Hetta Empson

Sculptor and political activist. Born as Hester Henrietta Crouse in South Africa. Studied art and sculpture. Supported Communism and the black workers in South Africa. Travelled to Europe and drove...

Person, Sculpture, China/Hong Kong, South Africa

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Sharpeville Massacre

Sharpeville Massacre

This took place near the police station in the South African township of Sharpeville in Transvaal (today part of Gauteng). After a day of demonstrations against pass laws (these were an internal pa...

Event, Tragedy, Race Issues, South Africa

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Shridath Ramphal

Shridath Ramphal

Born in New Amsterdam, British Guyana as Shridath Surendranath Ramphal and known as 'Sonny'. He served as Assistant Attorney General of the West Indies Federation from 1958 to 1962, Foreign Ministe...

Person, Politics & Administration, South America

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Trevor Huddleston

Trevor Huddleston

Bishop and archbishop. BornĀ Ernest Urban Trevor Huddleston in Bedford. Ordained in 1937, he became the Bishop of Masai, Tanzania, then the Bishop of Stepney, London, and eventually the second Archb...

Media, Race Issues, Religion, South Africa

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