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Ferguson solidarity tour comes to Britain

Issue No. 2437

Reverend Osagyefo Sekou, a leading figure in the #blacklivesmatter protests in the US, is coming to Britain this week for a Ferguson solidarity tour.

He will be touring the country speaking alongside prominent campaigners over deaths in custody in Britain.

These include Carole Duggan, aunt of Mark Duggan, Marcia Rigg, sister of Sean Rigg and Adrienne Makenda Kambana, widow of Jimmy Mubenga.

Events will take place in Brixton, Birmingham, Brighton, Leeds, Luton, Manchester, Oxford, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Tottenham.

It also includes a meeting at parliament with Adrienne Makenda Kambana and Diane Abbott MP on Monday of next week and will finish in Leeds for an event hosted by the David Oluwale Association.

The tour begins this Saturday and ends on 4 February. Full details at fergusonsolidaritytour.com

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Tue 20 Jan 2015, 17:29 GMT
Issue No. 2437
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