Stories about "Martin Luther King Jr. Day"
Thursday, January 18, 2018 3:38 pm
In an era when enlightenment seems to be draining from U.S. society, Bates on MLK Day was a source of replenishment, choosing education its theme.
Friday, January 20, 2017 1:20 pm
Full videos of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day feature the keynote by Kahlil Muhammad and the Benjamin Mays Debate with student debaters from Bates and Morehouse colleges.
Friday, January 20, 2017 12:56 pm
Photographs of the many and varied people, places, and events capture the compelling Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance at Bates.
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 5:31 pm
From Sunday's interfaith service to Tuesday's read-in at a local school, immerse yourself in Bates College's 2017 Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration.
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.