Martin Luther King

An American city is divided over ‘Martin Luther King’ road
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An American city is divided over ‘Martin Luther King’ road

Civil rights activist’s name removed from Kansas City street after public vote
7 Nov 2019
Martin Luther King Jr. - his best quotes
Martin Luther King
In Brief

Martin Luther King Jr. - his best quotes

50 years on from the civil rights leader’s assassination, his intellectual legacy lives on
4 Apr 2018
Martin Luther King’s assassination 50 years on
The Lorraine Motel balcony where Martin Luther King was assassinated
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Martin Luther King’s assassination 50 years on

4 April marks a half century since the civil rights leader was gunned down in Memphis
3 Apr 2018
Freedom City 2017: Newcastle honours a legend
Dated: 11/01/2017An image of Martin Luther King Jr projected on to Newcastle University's Student Union to mark the start of Freedom City 2017, a year-long city-wide programme of diverse, tho
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Freedom City 2017: Newcastle honours a legend

The city prepares a year of cultural events to mark the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr being honoured at Newcastle University
19 Jan 2017
SELMA: Revisiting the civil rights movement
Selma
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SELMA: Revisiting the civil rights movement

How does Oscar-nominated film starring David Oyelowo as Martin Luther King fare against other movies?
6 Feb 2015
MLK Day: who was Martin Luther King?
Martin Luther KIng waves to supporters from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial
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MLK Day: who was Martin Luther King?

It's Martin Luther King Day - an American public holiday in honour of the civil rights campaigner
19 Jan 2015