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Thursday

January 21, 2016 2:32 pm

MLK Day keynote: Acts of racial progress can ‘sow seeds of regression’

MLK Day keynote: Acts of racial progress can ‘sow seeds of regression’

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.

Wednesday

January 20, 2016 12:53 pm

Hour by hour, MLK Day pictures, quotes, readings, ideas, and gestures

Hour by hour, MLK Day pictures, quotes, readings, ideas, and gestures

Here’s how MLK Day 2016 looked: what was said and read, and what was acted, sung, and pondered.

Tuesday

January 12, 2016 1:50 pm

‘Mass Incarceration and Black Citizenship’ at issue for MLK Day 2016

‘Mass Incarceration and Black Citizenship’ at issue for MLK Day 2016

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

Wednesday

March 14, 2007 2:53 pm

Amandla! presents 'Unity' conference, dinner and dance

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.