Archives for "Diversity"

Sunday

May 11, 2008 11:49 am

Work, Truly Our Own

Among workshops that Bates held on Jan. 21 to honor Martin Luther King Jr., one stood out by virtue of its subject: Bates itself.

Friday

May 9, 2008 2:47 pm

Law center co-founder: Journey toward justice is far from finished

“Selfishness and greed have toppled many great empires in the past,” Southern Poverty Law Center co-founder Morris Dees told a Bates audience on May 8.

Thursday

May 8, 2008 4:00 pm

With Justice for All in Our Multicultural Nation

Morris Dees, founder and chief trial counsel of the Southern Poverty Law Center, spoke on civil rights and multi-culturalism. (Total time: 1:07:42)

Tuesday

May 6, 2008 11:34 am

Historically Black

Spelman and Morehouse colleges offer something that Bates can’t — and that’s just the point.

Monday

May 5, 2008 2:49 pm

Famed civil rights attorney Morris Dees to speak at Bates May 8

Morris Dees, founder and chief trial counsel of the Southern Poverty Law Center, will deliver a keynote address, “With Justice for All in Our Multicultural Nation,” at 4 p.m. May 8 in the Bates College Chapel.

Thursday

May 1, 2008 12:00 pm

Brooklyn

He was drawn to this Brooklyn neighborhood for many of the same reasons he chose Bates

Friday

March 14, 2008 10:39 am

Amandla! presents seventh annual Black Campus Conference

Amandla!, the African American student organization at Bates College, presents its seventh annual Black Campus Conference on Saturday, March 15. Members of the public are invited to attend at no charge.

Tuesday

March 4, 2008 12:00 pm

Video: Roots musician Corey Harris ’91 in residence

During his Bates residency, Corey Harris ’91 spoke to students in an introductory course on the Francophone world.

Tuesday

March 4, 2008 11:06 am

Mays Men attend Morehouse College inauguration

A group of male students, faculty and staff of African and Latino descent known as the “Mays Men” has emerged at Bates College. Founded in fall 2007 by Czerny Brasuell, director of the college’s Multicultural Center, the group seeks to emulate the values that defined the phrase “Morehouse Men” during the Morehouse College presidency (1940-67) of Benjamin Elijah Mays ’20, a mentor to Martin Luther King Jr.

Saturday

March 1, 2008 2:13 pm

Historically Black

Spelman and Morehouse colleges offer something that Bates can’t — and that’s just the point