Stories about "Martin Luther King Jr."
A scene from Ava DuVernay's film "Selma."
Filmboard to screen, panel to discuss ‘Selma’

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 11:02 am

"Selma," director Ava DuVernay's acclaimed depiction of Martin Luther King Jr.'s campaign to secure equal voting rights for African Americans, shows at Bates College Feb. 27-March 1.

MLK Day: A unique weekend of thought and reflection

Wednesday, February 3, 2010 2:44 pm

Martin Luther King Jr. Day at Bates College is an intense, community-wide...

Events Schedule: January 2010

Friday, December 18, 2009 10:05 am

Here is a preview of public events for January 2010. Click “Print...

Work, Truly Our Own

Sunday, May 11, 2008 11:49 am

Among workshops that Bates held on Jan. 21 to honor Martin Luther King Jr., one stood out by virtue of its subject: Bates itself.

With Justice for All in Our Multicultural Nation

Thursday, May 8, 2008 4:00 pm

Morris Dees, founder and chief trial counsel of the Southern Poverty Law Center, spoke on civil rights and multi-culturalism. (Total time: 1:07:42)

2008 Martin Luther King Day: a slide show

Thursday, January 31, 2008 12:00 pm

The 2008 Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance at Bates College focused on "Modernizing King: Old Roots, New Struggle." Each year, Bates observes King's birthday by suspending regular classes and focusing community attention on special programming throughout the day.

Bates community gathers to honor Rosa Parks

Wednesday, November 2, 2005 3:34 pm

In honor of Rosa Parks' legacy of leadership and life contributions to the struggle for civil and human rights, the Martin Luther King Day Committee and the Multicultural Center of Bates College held a program in memoriam and appreciation from 4:15 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2, in the Benjamin Mays Center.

Bates and USM/LA jointly served by AmeriCorps*VISTA member

Tuesday, January 11, 2000 3:31 pm

In an unusual cooperative effort between a private and public institution of higher education, the Bates College Center for Service Learning and the University of Southern Maine's Lewiston-Auburn College (LAC) share the services of an AmeriCorps*Volunteers In Service To America (VISTA) member.

Bates receives Martin Luther King award

Wednesday, February 11, 1998 2:24 pm

Bates College has received the 1998 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Corporate Award given annually by the Portland NAACP to a corporation or organization exemplifying the philosophies of the late civil rights leader.

Bates community to hold "read-in"

Tuesday, January 14, 1997 3:26 pm

In commemoration of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday, and in an effort to encourage literacy, more than 120 students, faculty and staff from Bates College will hold a "read-in" for youngsters in grades K-3 classrooms in Lewiston and Auburn schools on Thursday and Friday .

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