Archives for "Martin Luther King Jr. Day"
December 20, 2011 9:33 pm
Here’s a schedule, updated Jan. 12, of events related to the observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Jan. 16, 2012.
December 20, 2011 9:31 pm
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,”
December 20, 2011 9:30 pm
Julian Agyeman, a pioneering environmental justice and sustainability advocate, offers the King Day keynote Jan. 16.
January 20, 2011 1:45 pm
Culminating the college’s Jan. 17 observances of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, students used music, dance, poetry and prose to…
January 19, 2011 4:36 pm
“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.
January 18, 2011 3:09 pm
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.
January 5, 2011 4:25 pm
Called “an actress of superb virtuosity” by The Associated Press, performer and social justice activist Vinie Burrows offers two performances…
January 4, 2011 1:42 pm
Here’s a detailed schedule of events for the 2011 Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances at Bates College. All these…
January 3, 2011 4:44 pm
One of them described by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. as “the greatest teacher of nonviolence in America,” leaders representing two generations of social activism offer keynote addresses during the 2011 Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances at Bates College on Monday, Jan. 17.
February 3, 2010 2:44 pm
Martin Luther King Jr. Day at Bates College is an intense, community-wide opportunity to discuss, teach and reflect on King’s…