Ex-gang member says London terror victim Jack Merritt changed his life


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Ex-gang member says London terror victim Jack Merritt changed his life



Former prisoner Rosca Onya has spoken to Sky’s political editor Beth Rigby about how he was inspired by London Bridge attack victim Jack Merritt.

Mr Merritt, who was killed in the attack a year ago, was a course convenor for Learning Together, a project which brought Cambridge University students together with inmates to study criminology.

Rosca, who was helped by Jack in prison, said he changed his life and he has released a tribute single to honour him, with all proceeds going to charity.

You can donate at – https://uk.gofundme.com/f/039jack039-single-for-jack-merritt-by-rosca-onya.

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  1. 'Extraordinary life' lol there are thousands like him with exactly the same messed up lives and the MSM bigs them up, soon as his 'rap' career starts going downhill and the MSM stop promoting him he'll be back doing the same stuff he was doing. Its funny too isn't it, someone who commits crime gets more help in this country and attention than someone who just does the right thing and is struggling daily maybe for their whole lives.

  2. Nice guy , nice spirit but I can't deal with the lack of musical depth in hiphop and rap ….i likemsome of the early 80s stuff but thats about it …. having come from avrock background where making records is very diffucult and writing songs a lot more complex and not so common, the idea of sampling a beat sitting on it and just rapping some rhyme and beong considered an artist still puzzles me.

  3. What an interview. I don’t like Rigby but this interview just proves that we must never assume! Or generalise that, for instance, not all university grads are posh. A lot are but some keep their roots and know how to relate to non uni grads!

  4. People want to know how many young people end up in gangs look right here, lost youth who crave to belong to a family because they never had it growing up, the family structure is key to tackle gang crime, everything good comes from a healthy and solid family structure.

  5. Bloody sjw intersectional weiner !! Higher educated marxists… Prison for serving time, no coddling, bloody hotels our UK prisons. It's a frikkin disgrace.
    And how they get to sponge off the tax payer.. put the lazy fekkers to work, pay for their incarceration !!

  6. What is this DRIBBLE?? Interview clearly, scripted filled to the brim of stereotypes. PLUS the Timing. They release this after police violently attacking civilians in the protests of London. Sky News trying to cover agendas by creating distractions.

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