The GUSA Senate passed a resolution in support of a petition created by The Corp and the GUSA Executive urging Georgetown’s administration to establish the university as a sanctuary campus at their meeting on June 14, a move that would prevent the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) from entering campus in pursuit of protesters. The petition…
Content Warning: racism, depictions of assault and violence George Floyd was murdered by Minneapolis police on May 25, as four officers held the unarmed man facedown on the ground, and a white officer knelt on his neck for eight minutes and 46 seconds. Floyd is hardly the first to die as a result of police…
I’m tired of Black lives not mattering. I’m tired of seeing people who look like me die. I’m tired of having to educate our “allies” on how to show up for our community. I’m tired of knowing my children will have to modify every aspect of their behavior and mannerisms to ensure they aren’t misconstrued as threatening. They’ll have to grow up too fast and give up pieces of their childhood for their own safety. I’m tired of your complacency. I’m tired of wondering if I’m next.
Over 200 students and faculty gathered in Red Square on Friday, Sept. 23 for a vigil and forum on race relations and racial justice in the U.S. While the forum explicitly focused on the recent death of Terence Crutcher in Tulsa, Okla., and the unrest in Charlotte, N.C., discussion covered a wide range of themes….