Google Doodle … “Google Doodle UK on Tuesday, Sept. 1st, paid tribute to famed Caribbean-born, Briton and racial equality campaigner and physician Dr. Harold Moody.”
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Google Doodle UK on Tuesday, Sept. 1st, paid tribute to famed Caribbean-born, Briton and racial equality campaigner and physician Dr. Harold Moody.
Dr. Moody, who was born in Kingston Jamaica in 1882, was the founder of the UK’s first civil rights movement. He migrated to the UK in 1904 and studied medicine at King’s College London, finishing top of his class when he qualified in 1910 at 28.
He was then being refused a medical appointment because of his race and so established his own GP practice in King’s Road, Peckham in 1913. In March 1931, he formed and became president of the League of Coloured Peoples (LCP), which was concerned with racial equality and civil rights in Britain and elsewhere in the world. Its first members included C. L. R. James, Jomo Kenyatta, Una Marson, and Paul Robeson.
Dr. Moody also campaigned…
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