Ska and Two-Tone were the musical mouthpieces of racial integration. Their anti-racist stance was one of the things that originally attracted me to Ska. Terry Hall and The Specials did their utmost to promote a type of natural invisible acceptance of one another. He was a pioneer.
Hall invented the idea of 'Political Pop', and those with a heart supported him; if not his style of music. Sadly there are plenty of exceptions out there who didn't; including those who use 'racism' for nefarious reasons; and we all know of some California based moaners who specialise in this.
"We're wondering now, what to do, now we know this is the end". You did your best Terry, but many still didn't listen. Now rest in peace. You were one of my real musical heroes.
Note how he didn't turn a hair when his stage became invaded. His fans were his life.