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Freedom Hall will be renamed Isaac Hawkins Hall after the first slave who was listed in a record of the sale of the 272 slaves that benefitted Georgetown.

University to Rename Freedom Hall

The university plans to rename Freedom Hall as Isaac Hawkins Hall in late April, in honor of the first enslaved person recorded in the 1838 sale of the 272 slaves that benefitted Georgetown. University President John J. DeGioia announced the university‚Äôs intention to rename Freedom and Remembrance Halls as Isaac[Read More…]

by March 24, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top