Stories about "abolitionism"
"Our Declaration" author and Harvard professor Danielle Allen gestures during her Convocation address at Bates. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Convocation speaker to Class of 2019: ‘The source of the magic is you’

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 3:35 pm

In her Convocation address at Bates College, author Danielle Allen touched on Bates' Declaration of Independence connection and the magic of the liberal arts.

Former slave to address abolitionist gathering

Monday, November 15, 1999 12:00 am

How Long 'Til Freedom? a 1999 abolitionist gathering to present the sobering reality of contemporary slaves and suggested innovative responses to their plight, will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, in the Benjamin Mays Center on the Bates College campus. The public is invited to attend free of charge.