CLAUDIA JONES - LEFT OF KARL MARX
Claudia Jones (1915-1964) was a pioneering Afro-Caribbean radical intellectual, dedicated communist and feminist. Born in Trinidad, Claudia Jones moved to New York in 1924 and lived there for 30 years. She was active in the Communist Party from her early twenties, travelling across the USA to speak and organise. She was sentenced to serve a year and a day in a US federal women's prison before being deported to the UK in 1955, where she founded the West Indian Gazette, Afro-Asian Caribbean News and the Caribbean Carnival. She is buried in Highgate cemetery in London to the left of Karl Marx.