Stories about "Martin Luther King Jr. Day"
Friday, January 6, 2017 1:47 pm
Two faculty co-chairs of the Bates MLK Day Committee, philosopher Susan Stark and sociologist Michael Rocque, comment on this year's theme, “Reparations: Addressing Racial Injustices." Educator and author Khalil Gibran Muhammad delivers the Jan. 16 keynote.
Friday, January 22, 2016 10:53 am
Images from the 2016 MLK Day observance by Phyllis Graber Jensen and Josh Kuckens.
Thursday, January 21, 2016 2:32 pm
The keynote gathering in Gomes Chapel offered soaring rhetoric by essayist and scholar Jelani Cobb, U.S. Sen. Angus King, and Bates President Clayton Spencer.
Wednesday, January 20, 2016 12:53 pm
Here's how MLK Day 2016 looked: what was said and read, and what was acted, sung, and pondered.
Monday, January 18, 2016 10:01 am
9–10:30am The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Keynote Peter J....
Friday, January 15, 2016 11:16 am
Recognizing their students' distress, the faculty in 1991 used MLK Day to help the community reflect on issues of peace and justice in wartime.
Tuesday, January 12, 2016 1:50 pm
Nationally known commentator William Jelani Cobb gives the keynote address at Bates College's 2016 MLK Day observances.
Friday, January 23, 2015 12:29 pm
A look at the events and moments from the college's 2015 MLK Day observance and how the Bates community took on a daunting and complex theme.
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 12:19 pm
What does the Black Lives Matter movement really want? In his keynote address during Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances at Bates College, historian Peniel Joseph had an answer.
Thursday, January 15, 2015 1:02 pm
A beam of light illuminates King at the podium, as if conferring a celestial blessing.