Stories from 2021
Friday, January 22, 2021 4:27 pm
It is said that Henry Aaron's friendship with Benjamin Mays made him him want to be more than just a baseball player."
Friday, January 22, 2021 2:27 pm
A sampling of the words, people, and music of Martin Luther King Jr. Day at Bates on Jan. 18, 2021
Friday, January 22, 2021 12:25 pm
Recovering our damaged democracy does not “come through any blind call for unity." Plus, the events of Jan. 6 may, in fact, be who we really are.
Friday, January 22, 2021 12:04 pm
A broad selection of quotable quotes — and what they mean — from presenters during the college's Martin Luther King Jr. Day programs.
Tuesday, January 19, 2021 1:56 pm
Featured in the 2021 Martin Luther King Jr. keynote, racial justice icon Angela Davis said that activism is an essential complement to the ballot.
Friday, January 15, 2021 2:13 pm
Davis opens a day of reflection with her Martin Luther King Jr. Day keynote, "Reckoning," on the carceral state.
Friday, January 15, 2021 10:54 am
Bates folks recall when the iconic activist, intellectual, and scholar Angela Davis — this year's MLK Day speaker — addressed a huge gathering in the chapel on Jan. 16, 1991, the night the bombs began falling in Baghdad.
Wednesday, January 13, 2021 1:32 pm
At the Bonney Science Center, brick work is winding down and glass walls are going up.