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Georgetown voices of Black Lives Matter

Georgetown voices of Black Lives Matter

By: and
06/10/2020

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…

Black lives don’t matter—that’s why we’re protesting

Black lives don’t matter—that’s why we’re protesting

By:
06/03/2020

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.

Vigil draws crowd for Black Lives Matter movement

Vigil draws crowd for Black Lives Matter movement

By:
09/27/2016

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….

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