Multi-award winning Scottish singer Sande said that Stephen Lawrence's murder and Mrs Lawrence's subsequent campaigning had had a bid impact on her family.
"I was quite young when it happened but coming from a mixed-race family it was a big issue that we spoke about, and (we also spoke about) the issues you face being mixed race and this being something that happened in our country.
"It had a big impact on my family and all the work Doreen has done has felt very empowering - that you can speak out about these things and changes can be made if you are brave enough to stand up."
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