Stories about "Martin Luther King Jr. Day"
Beyond ‘founded by abolitionists’: Students and faculty undertake a more inclusive examination of Bates’ founding story
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 2:07 pm
Ongoing research by Bates faculty and students into the college’s early connection to the U.S. slave economy seeks to add long-silenced voices to the college’s founding narrative.
Friday, January 24, 2020 1:15 pm
Bates photographers Phyllis Graber Jensen and Theophil Syslo cover the college’s 2020 MLK Day observance from start to finish.
Friday, January 24, 2020 12:04 pm
This setting of this year's Sankofa show, presented on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, was the mythical Mays College — an intentional allusion to Benjamin Mays, Class of 1920.
Friday, January 24, 2020 12:01 pm
In an MLK Day panel, volunteers explained the complexities of providing legal translation for refugees and asylum seekers.
Thursday, January 23, 2020 10:12 am
Biased author Jennifer Eberhardt's talk was rich in science, often sobering, yet ultimately uplifting.
Friday, January 17, 2020 11:24 am
This year's edition of the popular student-run performance explores the experiences of women of color at Bates and in Lewiston.
Thursday, January 16, 2020 1:09 pm
The theme for this year's programming: “From the Ground Up: Inequity, Bias, Privilege, Structure, Death.”
Thursday, March 28, 2019 4:19 pm
In her postponed Martin Luther King Jr. Day keynote, the renowned historian helps us parlay lessons of the past into a brighter future.
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.
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.”