Stories about "Sankofa"
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 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.
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.
Tuesday, January 7, 2014 6:26 pm
Jourdan Fanning '14 of Memphis, Tenn., and Courtney Parsons '15 of Atlanta, Ga., comment on the upcoming Sankofa performance, an exploration of blackness within African diasporic experiences.
Wednesday, December 19, 2012 9:51 am
Spotlighting a less-known aspect of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s work, King Day at Bates will explore issues of economic justice.
Friday, March 30, 2012 1:00 pm
Rob Little '12 looks at a Sankofa production, an exploration of African diasporic experiences through performing arts.
Tuesday, December 20, 2011 9:33 pm
Here's a schedule, updated Jan. 12, of events related to the observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Jan. 16, 2012.
Tuesday, December 20, 2011 9:30 pm
Julian Agyeman, a pioneering environmental justice and sustainability advocate, offers the King Day keynote Jan. 16.
Thursday, January 20, 2011 1:45 pm
Culminating the college's observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2011, students used music, dance, poetry and prose to survey the vast landscape of the African diaspora.
Tuesday, January 4, 2011 1:42 pm
Here’s a detailed schedule of events for the 2011 Martin Luther King...