On 13 November 1967, the African American civil rights leader, Martin Luther King, received an Honorary Doctorate in Civil Law from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne – the only institution in t
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The late 1960s were an era of student protest across the globe, and Newcastle was no exception. One such instance occurred in response to a visit by Enoch Powell in January 1969.
By 1968, the Vietnam War was subject to substantial international protest, with students playing a major role in staging demonstrations in many countries.
The Socialist Society met in the rooms upstairs from the Cradlewell Books bookshop at 235 Jesmond Road.
in July 1977, the boxer Muhammad Ali was Heavyweight Champion of the World.
The Moneywise Credit Union was launched in October 2003. MoneyWise Credit Union Ltd is a sustainable credit union currently serving over 6,000 adult members with assets of £2.6M.