Stories about "William Jelani Cobb"
William Jelani Cobb gives the 2016 Martin Luther King Jr. Day keynote address in the Gomes Chapel at Bates on Jan. 21. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
MLK Day keynote: Acts of racial progress can ‘sow seeds of regression’

Thursday, January 21, 2016 2:32 pm

The keynote gathering in Gomes Chapel offered soaring rhetoric by essayist and scholar Jelani Cobb, U.S. Sen. Angus King, and Bates President Clayton Spencer.

(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.

William Jelani Cobb gives the Martin Luther King Jr. Day keynote address at Bates on Jan. 18. (Peter Morenus/University of Connecticut)
‘Mass Incarceration and Black Citizenship’ at issue for MLK Day 2016

Tuesday, January 12, 2016 1:50 pm

Nationally known commentator William Jelani Cobb gives the keynote address at Bates College's 2016 MLK Day observances.

Amandla! presents 'Unity' conference, dinner and dance

Wednesday, March 14, 2007 2:53 pm

Amandla!, the African American student organization at Bates College, presents its fifth annual Unity Conference, Generation C: Generation Consciousness, an exploration of politics, gender and culture, on Saturday, March 17.