Jesse Jackson Leicester visit

Civil rights campaigner, Rev Jesse Jackson, is visiting the open space in Troon Way, as it is being renamed the 'Jesse Jackson Park'.

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Rev Jesse Jackson's tribute to stabbed football coach

Civil rights leader the Reverend Jesse Jackson was in Leicester today as part of a UK tour to mark the 50th anniversary of Dr Martin Luther King's march on Washington.

During his visit he opened a park named in his honour, and visited Leicester Nirvana football club to plant a tree in memory of their youth coach Antoin Akpom, who died after being stabbed in the street in September.

Read more about tributes to Antoin Akpom here.

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