Walker family to start foundation

Graham Willgoss

The family of murdered student Anthony Walker is planning to launch an anti-racism charity in his memory.

Aware, the Anthony Walker Arts Recreation and Education organisation, will tackle racism within communities in the UK.

It will focus on educating children of all ages through activities such as day trips, concerts and sports events.

The black A-level student was brutally murdered with an ice axe in a racially motivated attack in Huyton, Merseyside, in July. Two men were sentenced to life for the crime last week.

Anthony's mother, Gee Walker, said she would not let her son's name be forgotten. She told BBC One's Real Story that something had to change as a result of Anthony's murder.

"I've lost my wonderful son," she said. "We are going to make sure we do as much as possible to educate people in his name."

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