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#Civil Rights Movement

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

The world's oldest person has died, aged 116

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, 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

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 This post contains images

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.

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

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.

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

Poignant Moment of the Day

Goes to US President Barack Obama…