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# frederick-douglass - Last year 2021

Dublin City Council unveils plaque honouring anti-slavery leader Fredrick Douglass
# Commemoration
# Commemoration

Dublin City Council unveils plaque honouring anti-slavery leader Fredrick Douglass

Updated Oct 21st 2021, 4:52 PM 21,520 Views 48 Comments

Abolitionist leader Frederick Douglass visited Ireland in 1845.

Cork Lord Mayor 'very much regrets' all lives matter remark during Frederick Douglass commemoration
# Frederick Douglass
# Frederick Douglass

Cork Lord Mayor 'very much regrets' all lives matter remark during Frederick Douglass commemoration

Feb 12th 2021, 7:20 PM 30,269 Views 81 Comments

Joe Kavanagh said he “100% supports” the Black Lives Matter movement.

# frederick-douglass - All time

'In 1845, Douglass had dinner with the Lord Mayor. Today he'd be put in direct provision'
# The Black O'connell
# The Black O'connell

'In 1845, Douglass had dinner with the Lord Mayor. Today he'd be put in direct provision'

May 1st 2017, 8:45 AM 244 Views 37 Comments

Ireland’s direct provision system is a stark contrast to Frederick Douglass’ reception here, writes Donal O’Kelly.

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 5,187 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.

Plaque honouring inspirational former slave unveiled in Waterford
# Frederick Douglass
# Frederick Douglass

Plaque honouring inspirational former slave unveiled in Waterford

Oct 7th 2013, 5:16 PM 12,991 Views 32 Comments

Frederick Douglass was a former slave and abolitionist who gave a number of speeches about human rights in Ireland in the 1800s.