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James Baldwin takes Maya to a concert where she is reunited with Martin Luther King and agrees to work on a new project for him.

Maya and Dolly play a trick on Sheikhali after discovering his deceit. Maya is a good friend of James Baldwin and is inspired again to work for Martin Luther King.

Narrator, Older Maya - Adjoa Andoh
Maya - Pippa Bennett-Warner
Dolly - Lisa Davina Phillip
Sheikhali - Daniel Adegboyega
James Baldwin/Martin Luther King - Don Gilet
Dramatised by Patricia Cumper
Produced and directed by Pauline Harris

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