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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East Midlands athlete and world record holder Paula Radcliffe is ending her competitive career at the London Marathon today.
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