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US actor James Earl Jones marks Martin Luther King day

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Today is a national holiday in the US to mark the birthday of civil rights campaigner Martin Luther King.

African-American actor James Earl Jones is currently on the London stage and took part in a memorial concert marking Martin Luther King day.

The BBC's Zeinab Badawi spoke to him about race and politics.

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