Stories about "Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2023"
Friday, January 20, 2023 4:18 pm
Immerse yourself in the creative hope and beauty of Martin Luther King Jr. Day through Bates photography and video.
Friday, January 20, 2023 1:43 pm
Watch some of the highlights of Martin Luther King Jr. Day at Bates: a day full of sharing, from poetry, music, and dance, to ideas about activism, education, and living in community.
Tuesday, January 17, 2023 11:48 am
Saying “yes" to the voice inside us that calls for activism, "is your way of speaking your purpose into existence," said Keith Hamilton Cobb, an actor and playwright who delivered the keynote address for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance at Bates College.
Thursday, January 12, 2023 11:49 am
Two distinctive posters for Martin Luther King Jr. Day at Bates celebrates the idea that "the history of MLK is beautiful," says Olivia Orr, the graphic designer who created the posters. "We're allowed to be joyful and artistic and expressive.”
Tuesday, January 10, 2023 2:34 pm
A generous menu of creative events — all offered in person and open to the public — awaits attendees at this year’s MLK Day observance at Bates.