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Martin Luther King - 'I Have a Dream' - the greatest oratory of all time. Equality and freedom - a vision for the future.

This was the March on Washington when a million white and black people joined hands and demanded equality.

The establishment was racist; the people were united against it. 1,870 more words

Zeitgeist

Heroes of our age - Martin Luther King - We're all equal; all one species.

As short a time ago as the 1960s segregation held sway in the United States. Whites were considered superior and supremacist groups, such as the Klu Klux Klan, were widely supported. 419 more words

Zeitgeist

Ireland Voted Yes - But Did They Need a Referendum?

This week, the Republic of Ireland took part in a landmark referendum to determine whether same-sex marriage should be legalised. 62% of the the people who voted (or thereabouts) said yes. 444 more words

Talking Character with David Brooks

By Kaitlyn Tyra–Ready for an evening in Houston, LEAP students departed from Huntsville eager to attend a World Affairs Council Meeting to learn more about how to achieve moral character. 543 more words

Civic Engagement

Equality In Ireland


On May 22nd Ireland became the first country in the world to legalize same-sex marriage by popular vote, with 73.1% of voters voting “yes” and 26.9% voting “no”. 403 more words

Ireland

Goldsmiths University: Racially-Segregated Spaces

 Last month, Goldsmiths University Student’s Union held a student event against inequality where all men and white people were barred from coming. It was organised by the Welfare and Diversities officer of the SU, who wrote on the event page, “If you’ve been invited and you’re a man and/ or white PLEASE DON’T COME.”  Charming. 348 more words

Holocaust

Nationalist update May 24, 2015

Europe

Poland elects nationalist
, EU-skeptic candidate over sitting center-Right president.

US Holocaust Museum concerned about Ukraine’s recognition of WWII nationalist group.

Golden Circle

Confederate Circle Memorial celebration…
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