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On This Day: Dick Turpin becomes Britain’s first mixed-race boxing champion

On This Day: Dick Turpin becomes Britain’s first mixed-race boxing champion | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it

He was born to a black Guyanan father and white English mother in the affluent Warwickshire town of Leamington Spa at a time when there were few mixed-race Britons.


He, together with his two younger brothers, Jack and Randolph, became boxers after being bullied over the colour of their skin.


They became a boxing dynasty – each enjoying a lot of success.

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Roy Hodgson apologises after 'monkey' gaffe at Wembley

Roy Hodgson apologises after 'monkey' gaffe at Wembley | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
The coach's gaffe is believed to have upset a player in the dressing room during England's 2-0 win over Poland at Wembley on Tuesday night.
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