Archives for "Martin Luther King Jr. Day"

Tuesday

January 17, 2012 2:43 pm

‘red, black & GREEN: a blues’ creator offers sneak peek for King Weekend

‘red, black & GREEN: a blues’ creator offers sneak peek for King Weekend

For a performance Jan. 13, performer, educator, activist and slam poetry champion Marc Bamuthi Joseph took the Olin Concert Hall stage—only to leave it again.

Tuesday

January 17, 2012 2:38 pm

King Day Memorial Worship Service recalls memories, asks for action

King Day Memorial Worship Service recalls memories, asks for action

Before reading the Call to Worship at Bates’ annual Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Worship Service, Dean of Students James Reese shared his memories of King’s speech during the March on Washington.

Tuesday

January 17, 2012 2:12 pm

King Day speaker proposes path to reconcile environmental sustainability, justice advocates

“Environmental quality and human equality are inextricably linked,” environmental policy expert Julian Agyeman stated in his Martin Luther King Jr. Day keynote address Jan. 16

Thursday

January 12, 2012 1:11 pm

Martin Luther King Jr. Day workshops

Here’s a schedule of MLK Day workshops at Bates on Monday, Jan. 16, 2012.

Tuesday

December 20, 2011 9:33 pm

King Day and Weekend events

King Day and Weekend events

Here’s a schedule, updated Jan. 12, of events related to the observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Jan. 16, 2012.

Tuesday

December 20, 2011 9:31 pm

Julian Agyeman

Julian Agyeman

Professor and chair of urban and environmental policy and planning at Tufts University, Julian Agyeman is known as the co-originator of the concept of “just sustainabilities,”

Tuesday

December 20, 2011 9:30 pm

King Day to showcase environmental justice

King Day to showcase environmental justice

Julian Agyeman, a pioneering environmental justice and sustainability advocate, offers the King Day keynote Jan. 16.

Thursday

January 20, 2011 1:45 pm

'Sankofa': Reflections of the African Diaspora on the Schaeffer stage

Culminating the college’s Jan. 17 observances of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, students used music, dance, poetry and prose to…

Wednesday

January 19, 2011 4:36 pm

'Destroy what destroys us,' says Service of Worship speaker

“It’s been a long, a long time coming, but I know a change is gonna come.” The hopeful words of the Sam Cooke song sung by soloist Megan Guynes ’11 made a fitting opening for the Jan. 16 Memorial Service of Worship that began Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances at Bates.

Tuesday

January 18, 2011 3:09 pm

MLK Day: Bates explores non-violent activism past, present and future

In case you think that all the heavy lifting in the cause of social justice is over and done with, the Rev. James Lawson has news for you. “I am absolutely convinced” that the 21st century will be the time for a social justice movement that overshadows the transformative campaigns of the previous century, Lawson told a Bates College audience gathered on Jan. 17 to celebrate the life and work of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.