Statue of Dr Martin Luther King has been unveiled in Newcastle by his great friend

A bronze statue of Dr Martin Luther King has been unveiled at Newcastle University by a man who knew him better than most.

Ambassador Andrew Young, now 85, was a friend and colleague of the American civil rights leader and accompanied him to Newcastle on November 13, 1967 when he received an honorary degree from the university.

Read David Whetstone’s article here

TWAFA Comment:  Great to see Andrew Young here in Newcastle to unveil the statue of Martin Luther King.  Let us all be strengthened in our determination to end the scourges of war, poverty and racism.

(c) TWAFA November 2017