Letter: Black heroes of our century

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The Independent Online
Sir: Donu Kogbara (Another View, 13 May) discusses whether black people in Britain should treat O J Simpson as a hero. Black people in Britain or any other country have no need to seek out further heroes when the two greatest men of this century are black.

For courage, both physical and moral, intelligence, compassion and forgiveness Martin Luther King and Nelson Mandela are unsurpassable.

S Wild