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2009 King Day Keynote: Who Plays King in the Age of Obama?

Wednesday, February 4, 2009 2:09 pm

During her keynote address during Bates' Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance, scholar Melissa Harris-Lacewell asked her audience the key question: Now that Obama is president, who in our society is going to play the role of Martin Luther King?

Bates King Day offers 'Inaugurating Change' theme

Tuesday, January 6, 2009 12:00 pm

Melissa Harris-Lacewell, associate professor of politics and African American studies at Princeton, is the keynote speaker for the 2009 Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances at Bates College.