Stories about "Justice and poverty"
Human rights lawyer Bryan Stevenson to deliver 2018 Commencement address, joined by honorands Lynsey Addario, Jill Lepore, and Bob Ludwig
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 10:00 am
Stevenson's work has freed wrongfully convicted death-row prisoners, reduced excessive sentences given to others, and brought greater equality to the U.S. criminal justice system.
Friday, April 6, 2018 11:00 am
Twelve years old in 1968, James Reese recalls the night he learned of Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination, and ponders unanswered questions of King's legacy.
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 2:34 pm
Meet Ella Knowles, Class of 1884 — a suffragist, trailblazing lawyer, and career boat-rocker whose life was a succession of singular female accomplishments.
Friday, March 9, 2018 11:22 am
In the beginning, “people in Maine, whether they were queer or not, viewed themselves as immune and separate from HIV/AIDS."
Friday, March 2, 2018 11:36 am
Meet African American alumni Henry Chandler, Stella James, Benjamin Mays, John Davis, William Worthy, and Peter Gomes.
Friday, January 19, 2018 12:16 pm
Photographs by Phyllis Graber Jensen and Theophil Syslo of the Bates Communications Office portray moments from the college’s 2018 MLK Day observance.
Friday, January 19, 2018 10:06 am
Hear from people age 9 to 89 who attended the college's Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance and learn why it is "tremendously important within our community."
Thursday, January 18, 2018 3:38 pm
In an era when enlightenment seems to be draining from U.S. society, Bates on MLK Day was a source of replenishment, choosing education its theme.
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 2:03 pm
A group of Bates College students has won $2,500 for a project that will help salvage unharvested produce and direct it to hunger relief organizations.
Thursday, November 9, 2017 3:29 pm
Bates was well-represented at the unveiling of the Dr. Benjamin E. Mays Statue in Greenwood, S.C., on Nov. 4.