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Martin Luther King Jr Tag Archive

Over two-thirds of Newcastle honorary degrees given to men

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Grace Dean investigates over a decade of honorary degrees handed out at Newcastle University...

Does Sanders stand a chance?

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Legs are becoming tangled in the race for the Democratic nominee, as ‘Super Tuesday’ ushers in a surprise comeback for candidate Joe Biden. After winning only 4/14 States on...

Is Newcastle the King of tokenism?

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News editor Em Richardson examines the University's relationship to the civil rights icon....

Martin Luther King’s Legacy

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Christopher Wilkinson comments on the activities that have taken place to mark the 50-year anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King's speech in Newcastle....

City-wide dramas celebrate freedom

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Newcastle as part of Freedom City 2017: a year-long affair celebrating the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr. receiving his honorary degree from Newcastle University....