Articles tagged: Georgetown slavery
“Involuntary founders”: the missing people in Georgetown’s memory work
Addressing and acknowledging the university’s history of slavery is intimately intertwined with developing ways to actively memorialize the people it enslaved.
What’s next for colleges paying reparations for slavery?
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
Hoyas Advocating for Slavery Accountability protests in front of White-Gravenor Hall
Students revived the effort to hold the university accountable for its commitment to GU272 descendants made after the 2019 referendum.
Recently uncovered bodies at Q Street reveal a connection to the Georgetown slave trade
Archaeologists discovered the remains of 28 African Americans at the 3300 block of Q Street NW in Georgetown from the early 1800s.