Rev Jesse Jackson tell pupils of the Luther King legacy

The civil rights activist, the Reverend Jesse Jackson, is stopping off at Deptford Green Secondary School today during a three day visit to the UK.

Civil rights activist Rev Jesse Jackson has arrived to rapturous applause Credit: ITVNews/Ria Chatterjee

Reverend Jackson, was a friend and colleague of Martin Luther King. His visit marks the 50th anniversary of King's 'I have a dream' speech. Jackson will speak about the legacy of that speech and what it means for today's generation to an assembly of around 200 students.