Ken Jones, a legendary black gay activist, has sadly passed away after battling bladder cancer, he was 70 years old. The news was announced on 14 January by long-time friend Cleve Jones via Facebook. “Ken Jones was a hero.
He survived many struggles. He deeply loved his family and his community and dedicated his entire life to the movement for peace and justice. “He was very grateful to all of you who reached out to him with messages of encouragement and love during his illness.
Today Ken lost his fight against cancer. A memorial will be arranged when it is safe once more for us to gather. Rest in Power, Ken.Read more on gaytimes.co.uk