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Wednesday

February 3, 2010
2:44 pm

MLK Day: A unique weekend of thought and reflection

Martin Luther King Jr. Day at Bates College is an intense, community-wide opportunity to discuss, teach and reflect on King’s…

Friday

December 18, 2009
10:05 am

Events Schedule: January 2010

Here is a preview of public events for January 2010. Click “Print this post” at the bottom of the page…

Sunday

May 11, 2008
11:49 am

Work, Truly Our Own

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

Thursday

May 8, 2008
4:00 pm

With Justice for All in Our Multicultural Nation

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)

Thursday

January 31, 2008
12:00 pm

2008 Martin Luther King Day: a slide show

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.

Wednesday

November 2, 2005
3:34 pm

Bates community gathers to honor Rosa Parks

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.

Wednesday

February 11, 1998
2:24 pm

Bates receives Martin Luther King award

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.

Thursday

January 9, 1997
3:08 pm

News correspondent to mark King observance

A distinguished journalist, an award-winning actress and a noted gospel group will be among the guests at Bates College Jan….