Stories about "Sankofa"
(Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Hour by hour, MLK Day pictures, quotes, readings, ideas, and gestures

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.

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

Tuesday, January 7, 2014 6:26 pm

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.

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

Wednesday, December 19, 2012 9:51 am

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.

Video: Sankofa’s Cross Cultural Journey

Friday, March 30, 2012 1:00 pm

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

Sankofa performs during Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2011.
King Day and Weekend events

Tuesday, December 20, 2011 9:33 pm

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

Professor Julian Agyeman. Photograph by Kelvin Ma, Tufts University.
King Day to showcase environmental justice

Tuesday, December 20, 2011 9:30 pm

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

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

Thursday, January 20, 2011 1:45 pm

Culminating the college’s Jan. 17 observances of Martin Luther King Jr. Day,...

2011 King Day events include debate, performance

Tuesday, January 4, 2011 1:42 pm

Here’s a detailed schedule of events for the 2011 Martin Luther King...