Tag Archives: Martin Luther King

“I Am Woman…Hear Me Roar”

It is a strange week. It started with International Womans Day and ended with Mothers Day (and a disgraceful police approach to women staging a vigil for a murdered woman). I suppose it typifies the feel good aspiration of respect … Continue reading

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John Hume: The Funeral & “People Like Us”

First off, at the request of my wife, I deleted the post I wrote on Monday. She thought it contained too many personal references, including an anecdote that we have enjoyed for nearly forty years. I see her point. So … Continue reading

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“Selma”: LetsGetAlongerist Porn?

A new movie “Selma” tells the story of Martin Luther King and the Civil Rights movement. Although it is fair to say that the scale in the Old South was greater than in the North of Ireland, it is worth … Continue reading

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Chris Lyttle Day…A Public Holiday

I wont be at Stormont today to hear Chris Lyttle MLA (Alliance) say anyhthing interesting about Martin Luther King. Martin Luther King born on 15th January….has Martin Luther King Day (Third monday in January). There really should be a Chris … Continue reading

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Chris Lyttle Has A Dream

Congratulations to Chris Lyttle MLA of Alliance Party for hosting a reception at Stormont tomorrow to mark the fiftieth anniversary of Martin Luther King’s “I Have A Dream” speech. Hmmm the problem with being as old as I am….I know … Continue reading

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