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#Civil Rights Movement

# civil-rights-movement - Friday 13 May, 2016

The world's oldest person has died, aged 116
# Worlds Oldest Person
# Worlds Oldest Person

The world's oldest person has died, aged 116

May 13th 2016, 10:20 AM 23,188 Views 28 Comments

Susannah Jones was the very last American from the 1800s

# civil-rights-movement - Thursday 24 April, 2014

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

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

Apr 24th 2014, 8:11 AM 5,175 Views 4 Comments

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 - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

Affirmative action promotes racial and ethnic diversity in US colleges - but it's under threat
# Civil Rights Movement
# Civil Rights Movement

Affirmative action promotes racial and ethnic diversity in US colleges - but it's under threat

Apr 22nd 2014, 9:47 PM 8,003 Views 27 Comments

A referendum in Michigan that disallowed the policy has been backed the US Supreme Court.

# civil-rights-movement - Sunday 25 August, 2013

Boiling point: the explosive weeks that led to I Have A Dream speech
# In Pics
# In Pics

Boiling point: the explosive weeks that led to I Have A Dream speech

Aug 25th 2013, 8:30 PM 12,383 Views 25 Comments

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.

# civil-rights-movement - Thursday 4 October, 2012

Mayor stirs up revolt against France gay marriage plans
# France
# France

Mayor stirs up revolt against France gay marriage plans

Oct 4th 2012, 11:54 AM 3,604 Views 31 Comments

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.

# civil-rights-movement - Friday 20 April, 2012

Poignant Moment of the Day
# Pic Of The Day
# Pic Of The Day

Poignant Moment of the Day

Apr 20th 2012, 10:00 AM 5,770 Views 20 Comments

Goes to US President Barack Obama…