Martin Luther King

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‘Gun violence in my city is at an all-time high’

Is March For Our Lives the new civil rights movement?
16-year-old Justin Smith is an activist for the Never Again movement and March For Our Lives, two campaigns that are fighting for tighter gun control laws in the US.
 
He’s from Birmingham in Alabama – a city that was famous for civil rights activism during the 50s and 60s.
 
Every day at school he’s reminded that he’s walking in the steps of Martin Luther King – but how do figures like Dr King influence activists like Justin today?

Produced by Sophia Smith Galer
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