Stories about "Diversity"
Bob's Job Says Goodbye

Tuesday, May 13, 2008 10:27 am

“Your job has been outsourced to India.” I shouldn’t have been surprised — though a week earlier, at our insurance company’s Holiday Concert Celebration, the CEO had trumpeted our “three-times-the-industry growth rate” over hot hors d’oeuvres and good tidings.

Dressing for Dinner

Sunday, May 11, 2008 12:13 pm

The annual International Dinner offers a spectrum of colors and cuisine, says...

Work, Truly Our Own

Sunday, May 11, 2008 11:49 am

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

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

Friday, May 9, 2008 2:47 pm

"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.

With Justice for All in Our Multicultural Nation

Thursday, May 8, 2008 4:00 pm

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)

Historically Black

Tuesday, May 6, 2008 11:34 am

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

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

Monday, May 5, 2008 2:49 pm

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

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

Amandla! presents seventh annual Black Campus Conference

Friday, March 14, 2008 10:39 am

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.

Mays Men attend Morehouse College inauguration

Tuesday, March 4, 2008 11:06 am

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.

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