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The Speech: An Evening with Gary Younge

27 September 2013

‘I have a dream’ is one of the greatest speeches ever given.  Now the University of Westminster and Operation Black Vote are inviting you to take part in a memorable evening discussing Dr Martin Luther King’s groundbreaking homily.

Gary Younge, one of Britain’s finest columnists and writers,  will be unlocking the story behind the American civil rights activist’s ‘I have a dream’ speech on Wednesday 16th October.  Gary Younge will give a short reading of his book The Speech before discussing Dr King’s speech and its implications in the UK today with a panel which includes Diane Abbot MP and BBC correspondent Professor Kurt Barling.

The event takes place at the Old Cinema, 309 Regent Street W1.

To book a place email: info@obv.org.uk


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