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Freedom City 2017 - Freedom Comics Learning Framework

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Each chapter focuses on a different era of the history of people and events in Newcastle and the North East. The 7 chapters are linked by the themes of freedom highlighted by Dr Martin Luther King Jr in his 1967 Newcastle speech:

"There are three urgent and indeed great problems that we face not only in the United States of America but all over the world today. That is the problem of racism, the problem of poverty and the problem of war..."

-Dr Martin Luther King, Jr. Speech on Receipt of Honorary Doctorate in Civil Law, November 13, 1967, University of Newcastle upon Tyne

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Relevant subjects Type of activity Suitable audiences
  • Politics
  • History
  • Government and Politics
  • Resources
  • All Years
  • Parents and Carers
  • Teachers