“I was approached by this guy Ronnie Kasrils, who said ‘You’ve always been very vocal about opposition to racism, would you be prepared to go undercover to South Africa?’”
Ted Parker grew up in Kent and has lived in South-East London for the past fifty years.
Discharged from the RAF for his involvement in the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, Parker has been involved with many social justice campaigns including the 1960s student sit-ins and working undercover in apartheid South Africa for the outlawed African
National Congress. He has worked in education across East London and was principal of Barking College until 2008.