UK NEWS: DOREEN LAWRENCE TO JOIN HOUSE OF LORDS AS LABOUR PEER

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Via BBC News

The mother of the murdered London teenager Stephen Lawrence is to be made a Labour peer.

Doreen Lawrence has led a long campaign to find out what happened to her son, who was killed in a racially aggravated attack in 1993.

Two men were eventually convicted of his murder in 2011.

A Labour source said leader Ed Miliband felt Mrs Lawrence was a “hero of modern Britain” and “voices like hers” should be heard in Parliament.

Eighteen-year-old Stephen Lawrence was stabbed by a gang of white youths as he waited for a bus in south London.

An inquiry following the murder led the Metropolitan Police to be accused of institutional racism and found failings in how the force had investigated the crime. Continue Reading….

Congratulations Baroness Doreen Lawrence.

Rest In Peace Stephen Lawrence.

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