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History | Geography | Citizenship | PSHE

From anti-racist protester to accidental hero

Can a chance photo change society? Patrick Hutchinson became a public figure this summer after he rescued a man at a Black Lives Matter march. Now, he is using his fame to fight inequality. On a sunny June day in central London, a protest was spiralling out of control. It was just two weeks after the murder of George FloydAn African-American man who died in Minneapolis in May 2020 when a white police officer knelt on his neck for nearly nine minutes. across the Atlantic, and tensions were at a boiling point.

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