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Joining the racist gang that tormented me

British-Nigerian actor Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje was raised by a white family in an area where racism was a huge problem. He joined a skinhead gang as a teenager for protection.

British-Nigerian actor Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje was raised by a white family in an area where racism was a huge problem. As a teenager, he joined a skinhead gang that had tormented him for protection. Adewale has directed a film about his experiences called Farming. He spoke to Outlook’s Emily Webb.

Presenter: Emily Webb
Producer: Harry Graham

Picture: Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje
Credit: Allan Amato

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