Archives for "Martin Luther King Jr. Day"
December 16, 2014 10:44 am
In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day in 2015, Bates College examine the great civil rights leader’s commitment to nonviolent action — and places it in the context of recent events in Ferguson, Mo., Staten Island, N.Y., and on the international stage.
January 22, 2014 10:19 am
As debaters from Bates and Morehouse colleges made clear, discussing Martin Luther King’s dream raises more questions than it answers.
January 21, 2014 5:35 pm
Images include Sunday’s memorial service, the keynote program Monday, the Benjamin Mays Debate between Bates and Morehouse, and the evening arts performance by Sankofa.
January 21, 2014 2:57 pm
Gary Younge painted a picture of events behind the 1963 March on Washington and King’s speech that, paradoxically, made it all seem both inevitable and fortuitous.
January 7, 2014 6:26 pm
Jourdan Fanning ’14 of Memphis, Tenn., and Courtney Parsons ’15 of Atlanta, Ga., comment on the upcoming Sankofa performance, an exploration of blackness within African diasporic experiences.
January 6, 2014 2:06 pm
Bates will live-stream the keynote address and the annual Benjamin Elijah Mays Debate with Morehouse College.
January 28, 2013 2:41 pm
Unedited video of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Day keynote session at Bates College, Jan. 21, 2013 in the Gomes Chapel.
January 24, 2013 3:25 pm
Coaches and students agree, athletes from underrepresented backgrounds face tough challenges.
January 24, 2013 3:11 pm
From the MLK Day Memorial Day Service sponsored by the Office of the Multifaith Chaplain to a keynote address on…
January 22, 2013 5:00 pm
Getting 46 million Americans out of poverty will require wholesale changes in how we talk about, think about and take action around poverty, said keynote speaker Anthea Butler.