Articles tagged: 272


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Call to action for commitment to global anti-racism leads to reflection in SFS

Content warning: This article discusses instances of oppression of Black individuals.  Georgetown’s School of Foreign Service is committed to the inclusion of global anti-racism as a core principle, according to... Read more

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Georgetown University, GUSA Senate recognize Juneteenth

Content warning: This article mentions police brutality, violence, and racist comments against Black individuals.  Georgetown will observe June 19 as an official holiday every year, University President John DeGioia announced... Read more

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“Unlike Any Other Class”: AMST 272 Confronts Georgetown’s History with Slavery

Perched inside the window of GUSA’s Leavey Center office, there is a sign reading “This school exists because of slavery.” These words, written in a burst of red permanent marker,... Read more

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“Doing What Has Never Been Done:” GUSA Senate Passes Reconciliation Referendum for GU272

After four weeks of debate, the Georgetown University Student Association (GUSA) Senate passed a resolution approving a referendum on a reconciliation contribution for descendents of slaves sold by the Jesuits.... Read more

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Preferred admissions status among Working Group’s recommendations

On Thursday morning, the Working Group on Slavery, Memory, and Reconciliation recommended that Georgetown formally apologize to the descendants of its former slaves and offer those descendants preference in admissions.... Read more