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#frederick douglass

# frederick-douglass - Thursday 21 October, 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 21,478 Views 48 Comments

Abolitionist leader Frederick Douglass visited Ireland in 1845.

# frederick-douglass - Friday 12 February, 2021

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 30,256 Views 81 Comments

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

# frederick-douglass - Monday 1 May, 2017

'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 236 Views 37 Comments

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

# frederick-douglass - 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.

# frederick-douglass - Monday 7 October, 2013

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 12,982 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.