Martin Luther King Jr Tag Archive

Over two-thirds of Newcastle honorary degrees given to men


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

Does Sanders stand a chance?


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?


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

Martin Luther King’s Legacy


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


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....