Articles tagged: Racism
Hundreds of Georgetown students are supporting a petition demanding the university reconsider its tenure rejection of Dr. Mubbashir Rizvi.
Race & Roses–What The Bachelor franchise’s racial controversy has to say about the role of race and representation in the media
ABC’s The Bachelor has long been criticized for its fast-tracked television love stories and, more importantly, its lack of racial diversity. As the first Black Bachelor, Matt James’ role as... Read more
Content Warning: This article discusses racism and references racial slurs. They aren’t pro athletes aglow on a field surrounded by cameras. They aren’t NCAA champions or national stars shipping... Read more
Adjunct professor Sandra Sellers was terminated on March 11 after a video of her making disparaging remarks about Black students.
American foreign policy needs to adopt the same theory of change and progressive ideology as American racial justice activism.
On Jan. 6, while a joint session of Congress gathered to certify the results of the 2020 presidential election, a mob of supporters of President Donald Trump breached the Capitol... Read more
The resignation comes after years of attempted reform, according to fellows.
Content warning: This article references offensive statements made by the professor. Four Black students reported Associate Professor Timothy Wickham-Crowley in April 2019 for numerous offensive and discriminatory comments he made... Read more
As a wave of protests against police brutality and racial injustice continue and Georgetown grapples with instances of racism on its own campus, Georgetown Black student-athletes have virtually united through... Read more
CW: Racism When Tara Ravishankar (COL ‘22) came across various Instagram accounts telling the stories of marginalized students at predominantly white institutions (PWIs) across the country, she immediately thought of... Read more
A long-accepted part of the college admissions process, legacy admissions, which prioritizes applicants with familial ties to a school, have come under renewed scrutiny for their prioritization of wealthy, predominately... Read more
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.
The GUSA Senate passed a resolution condemning the message of a blog post written by Georgetown student William Mitchell Torgerson (COL ’22) at their meeting on July 6. The post... Read more
Content warning: This article discusses instances of oppression of Black individuals. Georgetown’s School of Foreign Service is committed to the inclusion of global anti-racism as a core principle, according to... Read more
Content warning: This article mentions police brutality, violence, and racist comments against Black individuals. Georgetown will observe June 19 as an official holiday every year, University President John DeGioia announced... Read more
Former presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and former Attorney General Eric Holder addressed Georgetown University students on June 10 in a virtual event hosted by the Georgetown Institute of... Read more
Content Warning: This article references violence and police brutality. The GUSA Senate passed a resolution to support the Black Lives Matter protests and the Black students on Georgetown’s campus at... Read more
"With the rise in anti-Asian sentiment, I can’t help but feel uneasy in the rare times I do leave my house since the stay-at-home orders began. I wonder if the man who pushes his cart past mine in the supermarket sees me and feels hate. I worry if today might be the day some crazed stranger passes me or my family and reacts violently. "