Stories about "Benjamin Mays"
Friday, June 14, 2019 9:21 am
At a Reunion seminar, rhetoric professor Charles Nero explains how Benjamin Mays used religion, gender, and citizenship to reject white supremacy and claim emancipation.
Thursday, February 28, 2019 3:33 pm
Fraught and frustrating efforts by Bates to get the national Delta Sigma Rho debate society to admit black members reveals a stark conflict between Bates’ ideals and the reality in which it operated.
Friday, March 2, 2018 11:36 am
Meet African American alumni Henry Chandler, Stella James, Benjamin Mays, John Davis, William Worthy, and Peter Gomes.
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 1:10 pm
O'Neil has literally written the book on sustainable and efficient solutions to the problems of global health inequity.
Friday, January 6, 2017 12:50 pm
Bruce, the college's Benjamin Mays Professor, explains why Mays — Class of 1920, great 20th-century civil rights leader, and mentor to Martin Luther King Jr. — offers hope for "a new birth of freedom."
Sunday, March 10, 2013 1:03 pm
Mays ’20, the great civil rights leader, never forgot Bates. And it works both ways.
Monday, October 29, 2012 5:00 pm
President Spencer tells an inauguration story familiar in its broad outlines but revealing in its particulars.
Friday, October 26, 2012 4:00 pm
Bates formally installed Ava Clayton Spencer, described by her former boss as the "embodiment of Bates values," as its eighth president before a gathering of 2,500 on Friday afternoon.
Wednesday, February 3, 2010 2:44 pm
Martin Luther King Jr. Day at Bates College is an intense, community-wide...
Friday, January 22, 2010 1:01 pm
"Can we keep the faith when our dreams are imperfectly realized? I hope that we can." Monday was an especially fitting day for this question posed by historian Barbara Savage as she concluded her keynote speech for Bates' Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances.