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NTU Global Lounge and Faith: Dr Martin Luther King Jr Day

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NTU Global Lounge and NTU Faith invite you to the Dr Martin Luther King Jr Day event featuring several exceptional speakers exploring how his faith and work sought to tackle racial and social injustice.

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Event details

Alongside the selection of insightful speakers there will be a number of student contributions in the form of speeches, videos and interactive activities.

Members of the NTU community and the general public are welcome to come and celebrate with us.

The event will be on Monday 17th January at 4.30pm – 6.00pm at the City Global Lounge. Refreshments will be available.

Fore more details contact NTU Multi-Faith Manager Clive Foster: or Multi- Faith Coordinator Robina Din:








Clive Foster – Multi-Faith Manager


Global Lounge Assistants Presentations

Life of Dr MLK

Annette Chepkwony and Zayah Mwamba


Guest Speaker

The work and legacy of Dr King as a Christian, a theologian and why black lives matter

Rev. Arlington Trotman


Guest Speaker

Importance of social justice and community campaigning for equality

Shoana Qureshi



Dr MLK Speech Video- NTU Faith Ambassadors



NTU Chaplaincy

The other voices for racial justice during the civil rights movement - James Baldwin

Dr Rev Richard Davey


Q and A Session

Closing Remarks

Clive Foster


Interactive Activity

Maggie Laurikova – Global Lounge Student experience coordinator







Speakers Biography

The Revd Arlington W. Trotman ThB BD MPhil AKC

Revd Trotman amongst his many accomplishments was formerly, Chief Executive Officer, Churches’ Commission for Racial Justice, at Churches Together in Britain & Ireland (CTBI). He has led and participated in a number of senior level racial inequality issues in the UK and across the globe. He has Co-sponsored The East London Citizens Organisation (TELCO) and is a sought after conference speaker on racial justice and theological issues. He chaired the Forum of Non-Governmental Organisations (NGO) at European Council's Regional Preparatory Conference Against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance, Strasbourg 2000. Publications include Beneath the Surface, Hurricane Katrina, Fact Finding addressing racism in the Southern States, USA and Redeeming the Time, All God’s People must Challenge Racism.

Reverend Dr Richard Davey – Coordinating Chaplin Nottingham Trent University

Richard was ordained in 1993, having trained at Lincoln Theological College. Following a curacy in Poole, and a period as Chaplain and Minor Canon of St Edmundsbury Cathedral, he became Canon Pastor of Southwell Minster. Alongside his chaplaincy work he has been an Associate Priest, firstly in the Clifton Team Ministry, and then in the City Centre Parish. Richard is also a Visiting Fellow in the School of Art and Design at NTU, where he specialises in writing about contemporary visual arts and artists. He enjoys visiting galleries, listening to music, walking and cycling, as well as being a part time groom for his wife and daughter’s horses.

Shoana Qureshi - Himmah

Shoana recently completed a scholarship for a MSc in Psychology at NTU and has over 25 years of experience working with some of most vulnerable and marginalised groups in Britain. She has an undergraduate in social policy and spent several years rehabilitating young offenders, to then advocating and campaigning for the rights of those with mental health issues and with learning disabilities.

Having recently graduating from NTU she is the deputy director of Himmah, a local BAME lead charity that campaigns on social injustice from food poverty, discrimination and race inequalities but through its cohesive community-based projects.

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