Articles tagged: anti-racism
“This is what community looks like”: Student activists receive university response to hate crime, ending sit-in
After the fourth consecutive day of the GU Protects Racists sit-in, university administrators publicly responded to the demands of LaHannah Giles on Dec. 8. On Dec. 9, organizers decided to end the sit-in.
During Nile Blass’s (COL ’22) freshman year at Georgetown, students voted to establish a semesterly reconciliation fee of $27.20 per student. The money raised from the fee, about $400,000 a... Read more
The Georgetown University Police Department (GUPD) has maintained a dangerous and imposing role on this campus for far too long. As an organization, GUPD is not equipped to deal with... Read more
Dear readers, We here at the Voice have spent much of the last year saying, “We cannot return to campus the same as we left.” This statement is fundamentally true.... Read more
Georgetown, train your professors to be anti-racist and hold them accountable when they fail BIPOC students.
This editorial is Part Three of a four-part series in honor of Black History Month where the editorial board discusses ways in which Georgetown must atone for its history of... Read more
Georgetown’s reluctance to teach its history of racial transgression undermines commitment to anti-racism
Georgetown must educate students about its history of racial transgression in order to facilitate an anti-racist campus culture.
Georgetown must reckon with its history of racism through renaming buildings and erecting permanent memorials.
The D.C. City Council unanimously voted to pass the Racial Equity Achieves Results (REACH) Emergency Amendment Act of 2020 at their meeting on Nov. 10.
The resignation comes after years of attempted reform, according to fellows.
The SFSAC released a petition to eliminate standardized testing scores and legacy status in Georgetown’s admissions process.
After spending the summer releasing statements about its dedication to principles of anti-racism and inclusion, Georgetown’s School of Foreign Service (SFS) is beginning to take steps towards concrete change. Professor... Read more