Stories about "Justice and poverty"
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 6:55 pm
In this video, members of the MLK Day planning committee encourage the Bates community to go to at least one event on Jan. 21. “They cancel classes for a reason,” says Britiny Lee ’19.
Monday, June 18, 2018 4:38 pm
A decade in a Nepal community helped Ayers achieve sustainable development. It also helped a man who hunts hallucinogenic honey trust you make a movie about his last harvest.
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 4:47 pm
Bates students contribute skills, stick-to-itiveness, and, it turns out, a good dose of self-awareness to Short Term projects in Lewiston-Auburn.
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."