Stories about "MLK Day"
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.
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.”
Friday, January 19, 2018 12:16 pm
Photographs by Phyllis Graber Jensen and Theophil Syslo of the Bates Communications Office portray moments from the college’s 2018 MLK Day observance.
Friday, January 19, 2018 10:06 am
Hear from people age 9 to 89 who attended the college's Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance and learn why it is "tremendously important within our community."
Thursday, January 18, 2018 3:38 pm
In an era when enlightenment seems to be draining from U.S. society, Bates on MLK Day was a source of replenishment, choosing education its theme.
Friday, January 22, 2016 10:53 am
Images from the 2016 MLK Day observance by Phyllis Graber Jensen and Josh Kuckens.
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.
Wednesday, January 20, 2016 12:53 pm
Here's how MLK Day 2016 looked: what was said and read, and what was acted, sung, and pondered.
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."
Friday, January 15, 2016 11:16 am
Recognizing their students' distress, the faculty in 1991 used MLK Day to help the community reflect on issues of peace and justice in wartime.