Lionel Morrison was born in 1935, and died on October 31, 2016.
He was a South African-born British journalist.
He was also the former president of the National Union of Journalists (NUJ).
Morrison was the first black journalist to hold that office.
He was an honorary member and life member of the NUJ, he was awarded an OBE in 2000.
Lionel Morrison passed away at 81 years old.