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Rest in Power: Tributes pour in for writer and thinker A. Sivanandan after he passes away
By Barfi Culture Team
4th January 2018

The British Tamil intellectual Ambalavaner Sivanandan passed away on Wednesday 3rd January, the Institute of Race Relations (IRR) confirmed in a statement today.

Mr Sivanandan was Director Emeritus of the IRR and founding editor of Race & Class. But more than that he was a fierce intellectual and prolific writer who inspired a generation with his ideas on race and class.

Such was his influence that the music group Asian Dub Foundation even sampled him for one of their tracks: Colour Line

Tributes to his work were posted online today, referencing the influence he had.















The IRR has invited people to leave tributes and personal memories on their website too.





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