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JERRY JOHNSON
University President John J. DeGioia met with Patricia Bayonne Johnson, a descendant of one of the 272 slaves sold by Georgetown to a Louisiana plantation in 1838, in Spokane, Wash., on Monday, June 13.

In a First, DeGioia Meets With Descendant of Slaves Sold by Georgetown in 1838

In a historic step forward to reconcile with Georgetown’s slaveholding history, University President John J. DeGioia met with Patricia Bayonne-Johnson, a descendant of one of the 272 slaves sold in 1838 by former University President Fr. Thomas Mulledy, S.J., on Monday, June 13. This marked the first reported meeting between[Read More…]

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