Stories about "incarceration"
The postman doesn't not right for the mailboxes in Chase Hall. (Sarah Crosby/Bates College)
Bates in the News: April 8, 2016

Thursday, April 7, 2016 1:45 pm

A Bates professor says public schools have a mass-incarceration mindset, plus Bates admission in TIME magazine and Bates mailboxes in The Boston Globe.

Nate Stephenson '18 as convict Ketch Freeman and Allie Freed '16 of Gloucester, Mass., plays convict Liz Morden.
In ‘Our Country’s Good,’ a play-within-a-play entertains and questions

Thursday, March 10, 2016 10:33 am

Visiting Assistant Professor of Theater Sally Wood directs the Bates College production of "Our Country's Good" in performances March 10-14.

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.

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Rocque, Petrella ’06 offer choice words on MLK Day theme of incarceration and citizenship

Friday, January 15, 2016 12:29 pm

Incarceration experts and faculty members Michael Rocque and Chris Petrella ’06 comment on the Bates MLK Day theme, "Mass Incarceration and Black Citizenship."

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.

Roland Fryer Jr. is the Henry Lee Professor of Economics at Harvard.
‘Bold and fearless’ economist Roland Fryer to speak on racial disparities in police use of force

Monday, November 2, 2015 1:40 pm

Fryer, winner of the Clark Medal and known for his research into racial inequality, has been called "bold and fearless" for investigating various economic theories that might shed light on racial inequality in America.