Black History Month was launched at Bowdoin last week with a celebration, a poetry performance and an exhibition in Smith Union. A couple days later, students performed a series of short plays addressing Trayvon Martin’s death.
A number of other events will take place over the month, including a talk by Bowdoin’s MLK Jr. keynote lecturer, Rev. Dr. Emilie Townes, a pioneering scholar in womanist theology. She will speak at the Feb. 27 Common Hour. Read the full story.