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Monday 29 May 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# Civil Rights Movement

All time
# Worlds Oldest Person
The world's oldest person has died, aged 116
Susannah Jones was the very last American from the 1800s
# 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.
# Civil Rights Movement
Affirmative action promotes racial and ethnic diversity in US colleges - but it's under threat
A referendum in Michigan that disallowed the policy has been backed the US Supreme Court.
# In pics
Boiling point: the explosive weeks that led to I Have A Dream speech
This week sees the 50th anniversary of the delivery of Dr Martin Luther King Jr’s speech, I Have A Dream, during the March for Jobs and Freedom at Washington DC.
# France
Mayor stirs up revolt against France gay marriage plans
Parisian mayor Francois Lebel says he will refuse to preside over same-sex marriages on the grounds they could open the door to polygamous or incestuous unions.
# pic of the day
Poignant Moment of the Day
Goes to US President Barack Obama…