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#MLK

# mlk - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

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

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

# mlk - Monday 19 January, 2015

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

The Nobel Peace Prize winner died in 1968.

# mlk - 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.

# mlk - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

UVF mural with Martin Luther King quote replaces George Best tribute

Work on the painting was suspended earlier this month after community leaders intervened, but it has since been completed.

# mlk - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

Obama: Because of MLK “Congress changed, and eventually the White House changed” Mlk 50 This post contains images

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

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.

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

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

Here it is, in full.

# mlk - Friday 2 November, 2012

Museum to open balcony where Martin Luther King was shot

The room at the motel where Martin Luther King Jr was shot has been left untouched since the evening he was assassinated in 1968.

# mlk - Sunday 23 September, 2012

My favourite speech: President Michael D Higgins Famous Words This post contains videos

My favourite speech: President Michael D Higgins

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

# mlk - Saturday 4 August, 2012

My favourite speech: Minister for Education and Skills Ruairí Quinn Famous Words This post contains videos

My favourite speech: Minister for Education and Skills Ruairí Quinn

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.

# mlk - Sunday 16 October, 2011

Memorial to Martin Luther King unveiled in Washington DC MLK

Memorial to Martin Luther King unveiled in Washington DC

US President Barack Obama addressed the crowd during the ceremonial event, held to dedicate the memorial properly.