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A New Year’s message of hope? Martin Luther King’s dream to ‘end racism today’

Martin Luther King's dream

Heidi Safia Mirza This Christmas marked the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr’s sermon at St Paul’s Cathedral on his way to Oslo to accept the Nobel Peace Prize. On 6 December 1964, when I was just six years old

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Giving girl power a new, global meaning

Elaine Unterhalter The United Nations has declared today the world’s first International Day of the Girl Child. Events are being held around the world to publicise many aspects of girls’ lives and education features prominently. The large global NGO Plan

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