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Four Students from Eliot-Hine Middle School in Washington, D.C., travelled to Pasadena, Calif., with their school radio adviser, Mandrell Birks, to cover the 49th annual NAACP Image Awards.

DC Middle Schoolers Report on NAACP Awards

Four middle school students from Ward 6’s Eliot-Hine Middle School radio program covered the 49th Annual NAACP Image Awards in Pasadena, Calif., on Jan. 15. The students acted as news correspondents at the award ceremony, where people of color are celebrated for outstanding achievements in television, film and music. The awards[Read More…]

by January 26, 2018 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

NAACP CEO Promotes Cooperation in Activism

Joint activism between blacks and Jews is critical to maintain a long-standing relationship, according to National Association for the Advancement of Colored People CEO and President Cornell Brooks at an event hosted by the Georgetown Center for Jewish Civilization on Wednesday.“When we think about this relationship between blacks and Jews,[Read More…]

Student Groups Celebrate Black History Month

In commemoration of Black History Month, the Students of Color Alliance and the Georgetown chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People are holding events to raise awareness of current race issues. The events, which include film screenings, panel discussions and conferences, cover topics from diversity to[Read More…]

by February 12, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News
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About 40 students lay down in Red Square on Monday afternoon to draw attention to the 43 Mexican students who went missing in September after clashing with local police in Guerrero.

Laying In for Missing Mexican Students

Around 40 Georgetown students lay on the ground across Red Square on Monday afternoon to raise awareness about 43 students in Mexico who have been missing since clashes with the police Sept. 26. “We wanted to break the silence that has come to characterize U.S. response to violence in Mexico,”[Read More…]

by October 21, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

NAACP President Emphasizes Social Justice

Benjamin Todd Jealous, president and CEO of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, called for the Millennial generation to advance the cause of social justice during an event in St. William’s Chapel Tuesday evening. Jealous impressed upon the audience that devotion and determination lead to success. He[Read More…]

by March 13, 2013 0 comments News

NAACP Revamps Black History Month Events

Hoping to boost awareness of Black History Month on campus after years of low visibility, Georgetown’s chapter of the NAACP is planning to dramatically increase the number of events celebrating African-American culture this month. “Last year, there weren’t enough events for Black History Month and it seemed like leaders in[Read More…]

by February 3, 2012 0 comments News

GU NAACP President Discusses Diversity Issues

The beginning of the semester has been a turbulent time for black students at Georgetown, with racist graffiti and a climbing rope that was initially deemed to be a possible noose found under Healy. The incidents and the university’s response have only intensified the discussion about diversity on campus. THE[Read More…]

by October 19, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

University: Rope Found Below Healy Was Not a Noose

The knotted rope found hanging in a locked utility area in the sub-basement of Healy Hall earlier this week was not a noose and was likely used for legitimate purposes, according to university spokeswoman Julie Bataille. “As a result of our notification to the community last night new details have[Read More…]

by October 2, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Possible Noose Found Beneath Healy Hall

University employees discovered a possible noose hanging in a locked utility area in the sub-basement of Healy Hall earlier this week, according to a message sent to the campus community by Vice President for University Safety Rocco Del Monaco and Vice President for Student Affairs Todd Olson on Thursday evening.[Read More…]

by October 1, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Rally on Mall Supports Jobs, Justice, Education

Three weeks ago, Honest Abe watched as Glenn Beck and Sarah Palin led a Tea Party protest on the steps of his Lincoln Memorial. On Saturday, he got to watch another. The One Nation “March on DC” gathered at the foot of the Lincoln Memorial in support of “jobs, justice[Read More…]

by October 1, 2010 0 comments City News, News