Martin Luther King Jr Day


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Martin Luther King Jr. Read-In

Read-InThursday, Jan 18 2001 and Friday, Jan. 19 from 2 to 3 p.m.

Student, faculty and staff volunteers from Bates and L/A Community College will read a book concerned with civil rights or African-American history to a 4th-, 5th- or 6th-grader at Martel Elementary School in Lewiston. Readers will read for 30 minutes with each child and children will keep the books as a memento of the day. Transportation will leave Bates at 2 p.m. Volunteers can sign up through Paula Masselli in the Center for Service-Learning or 207- 786-8351.

All-Day Drop-In Session: Emerging Consciousness

This display features multimedia presentations about the impact of slavery past and present created by members of "'Black' Women's Slave Narratives," a course taught by Gina Ulysse, assistant professor of African American studies at Bates.



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