To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Reverend Martin Luther King’s ‘I have a dream’ speech; Reverend Jesse Jackson was invited to speak by the organisation Operation Black Vote. He revealed unseen footage of the Martin Luther King accepting his honorary degree from Newcastle University. Emma (Collage Arts Aspire-2 learner) was privileged to meet Reverend Jesse Jackson at the Bernie Grant Centre in Tottenham and interview Simon Wooley for Unity Radio Online (www.unityradioonline.com).
Emma took part in Aspire-2 training in August and September and with the help of Collage Arts, was placed at Unity Radio Online to gain some experience as a reporter. Emma wants to build a career in media and the Collage Arts opportunity at Unity Radio has been great for her to gain some solid experience. She has now moved into an Advanced Creative Apprenticeship and is looking forward to having a successful career in media, radio and broadcasting.