Articles tagged: racial discrimination
One year later, Kristi Riggs pushes for accountability from Martin’s Tavern
After experiencing racial discrimination at Martin’s Tavern in 2021, Kristi Riggs wanted to avoid litigation.
More than a line: D.C.’s most recent redistricting debate
This tension represents the latest political scuffle in a city long defined by racial segregation and unequal access.
GUSA supports petition to reevaluate professor’s tenure rejection
The GUSA Senate passed a resolution in support of reevaluating the tenure rejection of Prof. Mubbashir Rizvi.
2020 Cultural Climate Survey shows racial disparities in feelings of belonging at Georgetown
Newly released results of Georgetown’s 2020 Cultural Climate Survey showed large racial disparities in reported student experience.
Philodemic cuts ties with Martin’s Tavern following accounts of racial discrimination
Kristi Riggs shared her account of racial discrimination at Georgetown restaurant Martin’s Tavern via social media on Feb. 26.
An open letter to my fellow white friends: Let’s talk about race.
Speaking out against racism is more than an action. It is a process of recognizing the ways in which white people contribute to and benefit from institutional and societal racism. It is a process of realizing feeling guilty is a privilege—that Black people and other people of color have been living with the effects of this racism for their entire lives.