Stories about "Justice and poverty"
Imani Perry: What if digital activism, such as via Twitter, doesn’t really do anything?

Thursday, March 14, 2019 3:24 pm

Instead of Twitter cancellations and Facebook face-offs, we should focus on transformation, says Perry, a Princeton professor and noted public intellectual.

Video: Behind the scenes for the Morehouse–Bates debate on MLK Day

Friday, January 25, 2019 12:21 pm

Each year, Morehouse and Bates debaters team up on MLK Day to honor Benjamin Mays, whose enduring influence is felt by Bates, Morehouse, and the nation.

Picture story: 2019 Martin Luther King Jr. Day at Bates

Friday, January 25, 2019 10:54 am

Faculty, local residents, staff, and students gather for a Bates observance with the theme “Lifting Every Voice: Intersectionality and Activism.”

11 quotes that capture MLK Day 2019 at Bates

Friday, January 25, 2019 10:28 am

There's plenty to say during and about MLK Day at Bates, a celebration rich in revelations, recollections, and reminders.

We heard these six social justice terms on Martin Luther King Jr. Day at Bates

Thursday, January 24, 2019 11:34 am

Learn about these six terms: respectability politics, activism, intersectionality, decolonial feminism, allyship, and black formalism.

Video: MLK Day at Bates is a chance to ‘get vulnerable’

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 6:55 pm

Racism and other social inequalities are ever-present but not ever-discussed. Members of the Bates MLK Day planning committee invite us to open the conversation.

For a Nepalese honey hunter’s last harvest, friend and filmmaker Ben Ayers ’99 was there

Monday, June 18, 2018 4:38 pm

A decade in a Nepal community helped Ayers achieve sustainable development. It also helped a man who hunts hallucinogenic honey trust you make a movie about his last harvest.

Slideshow: Students in downtown Lewiston with their Action/Research projects

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 4:47 pm

Bates students contribute skills, stick-to-itiveness, and, it turns out, a good dose of self-awareness to Short Term projects in Lewiston-Auburn.

Human rights lawyer Bryan Stevenson to deliver 2018 Commencement address, joined by honorands Lynsey Addario, Jill Lepore, and Bob Ludwig

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 10:00 am

Stevenson's work has freed wrongfully convicted death-row prisoners, reduced excessive sentences given to others, and brought greater equality to the U.S. criminal justice system.

James Reese recalls the night of King’s assassination, and the 50 years since

Friday, April 6, 2018 11:00 am

Twelve years old in 1968, James Reese recalls the night he learned of Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination, and ponders unanswered questions of King's legacy.

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