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#Martin Luther King

# martin-luther-king - Thursday 5 April, 2018

An Post issues stamps honouring Martin Luther King Jr and Nelson Mandela
# Life And Achievements
# Life And Achievements

An Post issues stamps honouring Martin Luther King Jr and Nelson Mandela

Apr 5th 2018, 1:51 PM 6,968 Views 33 Comments

The stamps were designed by Dublin-based design studio Aad.

# martin-luther-king - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

Martin Luther King Jr's son says US 'must do better' 50 years on from assassination
# I Have A Dream
# I Have A Dream

Martin Luther King Jr's son says US 'must do better' 50 years on from assassination

Apr 4th 2018, 10:53 PM 8,138 Views 46 Comments

The civil rights leader was assassinated on 4 April 1968 – 50 years ago today.

# martin-luther-king - Monday 15 January, 2018

'The state of racism will never die' - LeBron James takes aim at Donald Trump
# Criticism
From The42
# Criticism

'The state of racism will never die' - LeBron James takes aim at Donald Trump

Jan 15th 2018, 9:16 PM 5,397 Views 8 Comments

The NBA star claims the US president has emboldened racists.

# martin-luther-king - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Jeff Sessions, controversial senator consistently accused of racism, confirmed as US Attorney General
# Controversial Pick
# Controversial Pick

Jeff Sessions, controversial senator consistently accused of racism, confirmed as US Attorney General

Feb 9th 2017, 3:23 PM 14,594 Views 60 Comments

Sessions, a former attorney general of Alabama, was finally confirmed by the US Senate last night.

# martin-luther-king - Saturday 14 January, 2017

Donald Trump in Twitter attack on Congressman who marched alongside Martin Luther King
# John Lewis
# John Lewis

Donald Trump in Twitter attack on Congressman who marched alongside Martin Luther King

Jan 14th 2017, 4:22 PM 33,648 Views 134 Comments

Ahead of MLK Day in the US, Trump has claimed that Congressman John Lewis is ‘all talk’.

# martin-luther-king - Monday 30 May, 2016

Donald Trump was disappointed his crowds weren't as big as Martin Luther King's
# Dream On
# Dream On

Donald Trump was disappointed his crowds weren't as big as Martin Luther King's

May 30th 2016, 10:05 AM 20,314 Views 82 Comments

Trump says it was because they weren’t let into the Washington Momument.

# martin-luther-king - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

This kid's version of Martin Luther King's 'I have a dream' speech is bloody terrifying
# I Have A Dream
From The Daily Edge
# I Have A Dream

This kid's version of Martin Luther King's 'I have a dream' speech is bloody terrifying

Jan 20th 2016, 8:42 AM 7,458 Views 0 Comments

It involves robot spiders. God save us all.

# martin-luther-king - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

MTV went black-and-white in honour of Martin Luther King, but it totally backfired
# MTV
From The Daily Edge
# MTV

MTV went black-and-white in honour of Martin Luther King, but it totally backfired

Jan 20th 2015, 10:32 AM 6,443 Views 2 Comments

Viewers weren’t happy.

# martin-luther-king - Monday 19 January, 2015

PICS: Defining moments of Martin Luther King Jr's life
# Mlk Day
# Mlk Day

PICS: Defining moments of Martin Luther King Jr's life

Jan 19th 2015, 6:50 PM 11,018 Views 19 Comments

The Nobel Peace Prize winner died in 1968.

# martin-luther-king - Friday 2 January, 2015

Madonna is in trouble for using images of Martin Luther King and Jesus to promote new album
# Rebel Heart
From The Daily Edge
# Rebel Heart

Madonna is in trouble for using images of Martin Luther King and Jesus to promote new album

Jan 2nd 2015, 9:11 PM 2,826 Views 1 Comment

Oh Madge.

# martin-luther-king - 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 5,163 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.

# martin-luther-king - Sunday 8 December, 2013

Lisa McInerney: The Paris-Mandela hoax is a perfect sign of the times
# Opinion
# Opinion

Lisa McInerney: The Paris-Mandela hoax is a perfect sign of the times

Dec 8th 2013, 7:30 PM 40 Views 51 Comments

Is it just a readiness to believe the worst, born of begrudgery, that allows us to fall for outrageous celebrity quotes?

# martin-luther-king - Thursday 14 November, 2013

Column: As a new 'peace fence' goes up in Belfast, let's remember that we cannot walk alone
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: As a new 'peace fence' goes up in Belfast, let's remember that we cannot walk alone

Nov 14th 2013, 1:00 PM 8 Views 36 Comments

At a time when yet another interface barrier is going up in east Belfast, we should perhaps reflect on the words that Martin Luther King spoke 50 years ago, writes Peter Osborne.

# martin-luther-king - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

Obama: Because of MLK “Congress changed, and eventually the White House changed”
# Mlk 50
# Mlk 50

Obama: Because of MLK “Congress changed, and eventually the White House changed”

Aug 28th 2013, 9:29 PM 6,006 Views 49 Comments

The US President has addressed a crowd of some 20,000 people at the exact spot where Martin Luther King made his most famous speech.

Catch-up Wednesday: 3 midweek longreads
# Up To Speed
# Up To Speed

Catch-up Wednesday: 3 midweek longreads

Aug 28th 2013, 8:30 PM 4,563 Views 1 Comment

Get up to speed with the latest news, opinions and insights with our hand-picked indepth reads.

Have you read Martin Luther King's 'I have a dream speech'?
# MLK
# MLK

Have you read Martin Luther King's 'I have a dream speech'?

Aug 28th 2013, 6:15 AM 9,345 Views 26 Comments

Here it is, in full.

My favourite speech: Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness
# I Have A Dream
# I Have A Dream

My favourite speech: Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness

Aug 28th 2013, 6:00 AM 10,195 Views 168 Comments

Continuing our summer series on TheJournal.ie of public figures’ favourite speeches, Martin McGuinness picks perhaps the most famous speech of all time.

# martin-luther-king - Sunday 25 August, 2013

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Aug 25th 2013, 10:00 AM 11,536 Views 1 Comment

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# martin-luther-king - Sunday 23 September, 2012

My favourite speech: President Michael D Higgins
# Famous Words
# Famous Words

My favourite speech: President Michael D Higgins

Sep 23rd 2012, 6:00 PM 9,359 Views 18 Comments

Continuing our series on TheJournal.ie of public figures’ favourite speeches, President Michael D Higgins picks an emotional address by Robert F Kennedy.

# martin-luther-king - Saturday 4 August, 2012

My favourite speech: Minister for Education and Skills Ruairí Quinn
# Famous Words
# Famous Words

My favourite speech: Minister for Education and Skills Ruairí Quinn

Aug 4th 2012, 5:00 PM 4,021 Views 11 Comments

Continuing our summer series on TheJournal.ie of public figures’ favourite speeches, Ruairí Quinn picks the last public speech by perhaps the most famous civil rights leader of all time.

# martin-luther-king - Sunday 16 October, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Oct 16th 2011, 7:50 PM 2,179 Views 2 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: Michael D. Higgins calls age comparisons “insulting”; 5,000 people protest against flood defence plans for Clontarf; and a flash mob surprises shoppers in Dundrum.

# martin-luther-king - Thursday 15 September, 2011

Jackie Kennedy tapes reveal she loathed the French... but what about the Irish?
# Jackie O
From The Daily Edge
# Jackie O

Jackie Kennedy tapes reveal she loathed the French... but what about the Irish?

Sep 15th 2011, 11:58 AM 1,850 Views 6 Comments

The audio recordings and new book about the former first lady reveal her thoughts on everything from world leaders to her husband’s inner Irish circle.