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Black History Month: Students explore the life of Dr Martin Luther King

PUBLISHED: 16:00 25 October 2018

Dr Martin Luther King was assassinated in 1968. Pic credit: PA

Dr Martin Luther King was assassinated in 1968. Pic credit: PA

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Students explored the story of an American civil rights activist and learnt more about equality and diversity as part of a college’s Black History Month activities.

John Akinde, third from left,  brought the story of Martin Luther King to life for students. Pic: Kate BishopJohn Akinde, third from left, brought the story of Martin Luther King to life for students. Pic: Kate Bishop

Motivational speaker John Akinde gave a talk to the students at Barking and Dagenham College on how prejudice and discrimination impacts on individuals and ways that racial equality and inclusion can be built.

He also hosted a second session called ‘I have a dream’ which brought the story of Martin Luther King to life.

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