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#Martin Luther King

From TheJournal.ie An Post issues stamps honouring Martin Luther King Jr and Nelson Mandela Life And Achievements

An Post issues stamps honouring Martin Luther King Jr and Nelson Mandela

The stamps were designed by Dublin-based design studio Aad.

From TheJournal.ie Martin Luther King Jr's son says US 'must do better' 50 years on from assassination I Have A Dream

Martin Luther King Jr's son says US 'must do better' 50 years on from assassination

The civil rights leader was assassinated on 4 April 1968 – 50 years ago today.

From The42 'The state of racism will never die' - LeBron James takes aim at Donald Trump Criticism

'The state of racism will never die' - LeBron James takes aim at Donald Trump

The NBA star claims the US president has emboldened racists.

From TheJournal.ie Jeff Sessions, controversial senator consistently accused of racism, confirmed as US Attorney General Controversial Pick

Jeff Sessions, controversial senator consistently accused of racism, confirmed as US Attorney General

Sessions, a former attorney general of Alabama, was finally confirmed by the US Senate last night.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump in Twitter attack on Congressman who marched alongside Martin Luther King John Lewis

Donald Trump in Twitter attack on Congressman who marched alongside Martin Luther King

Ahead of MLK Day in the US, Trump has claimed that Congressman John Lewis is ‘all talk’.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump was disappointed his crowds weren't as big as Martin Luther King's Dream On This post contains videos

Donald Trump was disappointed his crowds weren't as big as Martin Luther King's

Trump says it was because they weren’t let into the Washington Momument.

This kid's version of Martin Luther King's 'I have a dream' speech is bloody terrifying

It involves robot spiders. God save us all.

MTV went black-and-white in honour of Martin Luther King, but it totally backfired MTV
From TheJournal.ie PICS: Defining moments of Martin Luther King Jr's life Mlk Day

PICS: Defining moments of Martin Luther King Jr's life

The Nobel Peace Prize winner died in 1968.

From TheJournal.ie Irish welcome for civil rights leader who 'fought the scars and stains of racism all his life' John Lewis

Irish welcome for civil rights leader who 'fought the scars and stains of racism all his life'

John Lewis, an iconic figure from the US civil rights movement, was in Dublin yesterday to talk about his struggle, the lessons he learned and how it can apply to Northern Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Lisa McInerney: The Paris-Mandela hoax is a perfect sign of the times Opinion

Lisa McInerney: The Paris-Mandela hoax is a perfect sign of the times

Is it just a readiness to believe the worst, born of begrudgery, that allows us to fall for outrageous celebrity quotes?

From TheJournal.ie Column: As a new 'peace fence' goes up in Belfast, let's remember that we cannot walk alone Opinion

Column: As a new 'peace fence' goes up in Belfast, let's remember that we cannot walk alone

At a time when yet another interface barrier is going up in east Belfast, we should perhaps reflect on the words that Martin Luther King spoke 50 years ago, writes Peter Osborne.

From TheJournal.ie Obama: Because of MLK “Congress changed, and eventually the White House changed” Mlk 50 This post contains images

Obama: Because of MLK “Congress changed, and eventually the White House changed”

The US President has addressed a crowd of some 20,000 people at the exact spot where Martin Luther King made his most famous speech.

From TheJournal.ie Catch-up Wednesday: 3 midweek longreads Up To Speed

Catch-up Wednesday: 3 midweek longreads

Get up to speed with the latest news, opinions and insights with our hand-picked indepth reads.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie Have you read Martin Luther King's 'I have a dream speech'? MLK

Have you read Martin Luther King's 'I have a dream speech'?

Here it is, in full.

From TheJournal.ie My favourite speech: Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness I Have A Dream

My favourite speech: Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness

Continuing our summer series on TheJournal.ie of public figures’ favourite speeches, Martin McGuinness picks perhaps the most famous speech of all time.

From TheJournal.ie Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

From TheJournal.ie My favourite speech: President Michael D Higgins Famous Words This post contains videos

My favourite speech: President Michael D Higgins

Continuing our series on TheJournal.ie of public figures’ favourite speeches, President Michael D Higgins picks an emotional address by Robert F Kennedy.

From TheJournal.ie My favourite speech: Minister for Education and Skills Ruairí Quinn Famous Words This post contains videos

My favourite speech: Minister for Education and Skills Ruairí Quinn

Continuing our summer series on TheJournal.ie of public figures’ favourite speeches, Ruairí Quinn picks the last public speech by perhaps the most famous civil rights leader of all time.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Sunday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Sunday

In tonight’s Fix: Michael D. Higgins calls age comparisons “insulting”; 5,000 people protest against flood defence plans for Clontarf; and a flash mob surprises shoppers in Dundrum.

Jackie Kennedy tapes reveal she loathed the French... but what about the Irish?

The audio recordings and new book about the former first lady reveal her thoughts on everything from world leaders to her husband’s inner Irish circle.