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Tuesday

January 7, 2014 6:26 pm

Video: ‘Same Different’ — Students prepare annual Sankofa performance

Video: ‘Same Different’ — Students prepare annual Sankofa performance

Jourdan Fanning ’14 of Memphis, Tenn., and Courtney Parsons ’15 of Atlanta, Ga., comment on the upcoming Sankofa performance, an exploration of blackness within African diasporic experiences.

Wednesday

December 19, 2012 9:51 am

As nation ponders rich-poor divide, King Day observances to explore debt and inequality

Spotlighting a less-known aspect of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s work, King Day at Bates will explore issues of economic justice.

Friday

March 30, 2012 1:00 pm

Video: Sankofa’s Cross Cultural Journey

Video: Sankofa’s Cross Cultural Journey

Rob Little ’12 looks at a Sankofa production, an exploration of African diasporic experiences through performing arts.

Tuesday

December 20, 2011 9:33 pm

King Day and Weekend events

King Day and Weekend events

Here’s a schedule, updated Jan. 12, of events related to the observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Jan. 16, 2012.

Tuesday

December 20, 2011 9:30 pm

King Day to showcase environmental justice

King Day to showcase environmental justice

Julian Agyeman, a pioneering environmental justice and sustainability advocate, offers the King Day keynote Jan. 16.

Thursday

January 20, 2011 1:45 pm

'Sankofa': Reflections of the African Diaspora on the Schaeffer stage

Culminating the college’s Jan. 17 observances of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, students used music, dance, poetry and prose to…

Tuesday

January 4, 2011 1:42 pm

2011 King Day events include debate, performance

Here’s a detailed schedule of events for the 2011 Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances at Bates College. All these…