Archives for "civil rights movement"
Activist revisits civil rights work in autobiographical play

Tuesday, October 26, 2010 4:14 pm

During the civil rights movement of the 1960s, John Perdew dropped out of Harvard in order to fight for the equal rights of all Americans. Some 40 years later, he turned his story into The Education of a Harvard Guy, a play that he performs at Bates College at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 1, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Jones to address topic Betrayal: Sold Out by the Civil Rights Movement

Tuesday, March 13, 2007 3:01 pm

Libertarian, entertainer and entrepreneur, Reginald Jones discusses the topic Betrayal: Sold Out by the Civil Rights Movement Wednesday, March 14, in Room 204, Carnegie Science Hall, 44 Campus Ave.

Princeton scholar to discuss memory and civil rights in Bates lecture

Wednesday, January 28, 2004 8:43 am

Valerie Smith, director of Princeton University's program in African American studies and a member of the Bates College Class of 1975, gives a lecture titled "Memory and the United States Civil Rights Movement" at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 9, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Avenue. The public is invited to attend the talk, sponsored by the Multicultural Center, free of charge.

Dramatic duo presents civil rights performances

Thursday, September 30, 1999 12:00 am

The Stuart Sisters, a dramatic duo from Philadelphia, will present two performances of "A Brand New Day," an hourlong retrospective about the civil rights movement and the era of rock 'n roll, at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 7, and 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 8, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Bates to bestow degree on Julian Bond

Monday, March 22, 1999 3:10 pm

Julian Bond, an active participant in the movements for civil rights, economic justice and peace for more than three decades, will receive an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Bates College at noon Wednesday, April 7, in Alumni Gymnasium as part of the college's annual Founders Day Convocation -- a time when the college reflects on the principles that were at its founding and continue to sustain it. The public is invited to attend the convocation without charge.

Jazz and gospel groups combine to perform celebration of the Civil Rights movement

Tuesday, November 3, 1998 12:49 pm

Contemporary jazz meets traditional gospel when The Christian McBride Jazz Quartet and the Maine Gospel Choir perform "The Movement, Revisited," a musical celebration of the Civil Rights struggles of the 1960s, Wednesday, Nov. 11, at 7 p.m. in the Bates College Chapel. The public is invited to attend free of charge.