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Anthony's name 'to bring unity'
Gee Walker and daughter Dominique
The Walkers revealed details of the charity on Real Story
The family of murdered student Anthony Walker plan to use his name to fight racism within communities in the UK.

The black student was brutally killed with an axe in a racially-motivated attack by Paul Taylor and Michael Barton in Huyton, Merseyside.

A charity is now being launched in his memory to educate children about the need for unity and respect.

Gee Walker said she would not let her son's name be forgotten, adding: "His life is going to make a change."

She told BBC One's Real Story that something had to change as a result of Anthony's murder.

People, don't forget my brother, don't forget Anthony and take notice of what is going on around you
Dominique Walker

"I've lost my wonderful son, they can't let him die in vain and it's my intention to do something about it if no-one else will," she said.

"It's already proven that his life brought so much unity amongst us and I intend to see it go on.

"We are going to make sure we do as much as possible to educate people in his name."

The charity will focus on educating children of all ages through activities such as day trips, concerts and other events.

Anthony's sister, Dominique, said the family wanted to bring people of all races and backgrounds together to "raise understanding and break down barriers".

"I think that's one of the things that is missing - life skills for children," she said.

"They need to know what is going on. They need to understand about different cultures, they need to understand the way different people think.

"Simple things like respect is one thing which kids should all learn and not many kids do."

The 20-year-old echoed her mother's determination to see Anthony remembered, adding: "People, don't forget my brother, don't forget Anthony and take notice of what is going on around you."


Anthony Walker - The Real Story - BBC ONE on Friday 2 December at 1930 GMT.



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