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Thursday

February 26, 2009
12:44 pm

For mayor of Auburn, a remarkable current event

Auburn mayor John Jenkins ’74 was the subject of a story by longtime Portland Press Herald columnist Bill Nemitz, who wrote, “Forty years ago last spring, John Jenkins stood on the stage at his high school in Newark, N.J., and proudly shook the hand of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

Tuesday

January 6, 2009
12:00 pm

Bates King Day offers 'Inaugurating Change' theme

Melissa Harris-Lacewell, associate professor of politics and African American studies at Princeton, is the keynote speaker for the 2009 Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances at Bates College.

Tuesday

January 8, 2008
11:52 am

Bates King Day offers 'Old Roots, New Struggles' theme

The Rev. Lawrence Edward Carter Sr., Morehouse College professor of religion, is the keynote speaker for the 2008 Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances at Bates College. Classes at the college are canceled and special programming is scheduled throughout the day with an emphasis on the theme “Modernizing King: Old Roots, New Struggles.”

Scheduled for 10:45 a.m. Monday, Jan. 21, in the Bates College Chapel, Carter’s address is part of a celebration of King’s life and work that includes performances, art exhibitions, workshops and orations. All events are open to the public free of charge. For more information, call 207-786-6400 or see a complete list of events scheduled for Martin Luther King Day.

Wednesday

January 31, 2007
1:40 pm

2007 Martin Luther King Day photographs

The Bates College community observes the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. by canceling classes and scheduling special programming throughout the day.

Thursday

January 19, 2006
12:00 am

2006 King Day theme highlights road to peace

The Bates College community observes the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. by canceling classes and scheduling special programming throughout the day. For 2006, the Martin Luther King Day Committee placed an emphasis on the theme “The Noble Road to Peace: Storming the Battlements of Injustice.”

Friday

December 23, 2005
2:28 pm

2006 Martin Luther King Day Workshops

The following workshops will be held in Pettengill Hall, Monday, Jan. 16:

Friday

December 23, 2005
2:24 pm

2006 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Schedule

Service: Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Service of Worship, with the Rev.William R. Jones, Florida State University Professor Emeritus, who delivers the sermon titled “Martin Luther King’s Noble Path to Peace: Pioneers, Pedestals, and Perils .” Music by Bates students. A reception follows in the Multicultural Center
Bates College Chapel