Post Tagged with: "police brutality"

Mayor Muriel Bowser announced changes to MPD's body-worn camera protocol, including mandating officers to confirm with dispatchers that they are recording, following the shooting of Terrence Sterling.

MPD Updates Body Camera Policy After Shooting

A new Washington, D.C. mandate announced Sept. 15 will require D.C. Metropolitan Police Department officers to confirm that they have switched on their body-worn cameras with dispatchers when responding to calls, following the fatal Sept. 11 shooting of motorcyclist Terrence Sterling, which was not caught on the officer’s body camera.[Read More…]

by September 27, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Truth Telling Project Co-Directors David Ragland and Cori Bush held a discussion on police brutality and institutional racism as part of their nationwide initiative to spark dialogue after the Ferguson protests in the Healey Family Student Center last Friday morning.

Dialogue Project Founders Tackle Police Brutality

Truth Telling Project Co-Directors Cori Bush and David Ragland spoke about their experiences on the frontlines of the police brutality protests in Ferguson, Mo. Friday morning in the Healey Family Student Center. The event, titled “The Radical Act of Truth Telling: For Ferguson and Beyond,” was organized by the Georgetown[Read More…]

by October 2, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
FIEGE: Players Involved in Altercation

FIEGE: Players Involved in Altercation

Indiana Pacers forward Chris Copeland suffered an injured abdomen and elbow. Atlanta Hawks forward Thabo Sefolosha sustained a fractured tibia. Both players are out for the season. Ask any casual follower of the NBA how these injuries occurred, and they would probably assume that there must have been an ugly[Read More…]

by April 14, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns

Tunnel Vision: The Post-Ferguson American Morale

I was riding a subway in New York City at the same time that Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu, two New York City police officers, were shot to death in Brooklyn for merely being police officers. When I found out what happened I was heartbroken, shocked and generally horrified. But[Read More…]

by December 30, 2014 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
Georgetown University Medical Center students performed a die-in outside of the hospital today.

GU Medical Students Participate in White Coat Die-In Day

Around 40 medical students from Georgetown University School of Medicine participated in a protest outside the hospital today as part of a nationwide medical student movement called White Coat Die-In Day. The gathering, organized by first year medical students Jane Yoon and Michael Pappas along with other medical students in[Read More…]

by December 10, 2014 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Protestors marched from Mount Vernon Square through Chinatown last night.

Ferguson Decision Sparks Protests

Protests erupted across the nation and around Washington, D.C., following St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch’s announcement Monday night that Ferguson, Mo. police officer Darren Wilson would not be indicted in the fatal shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown. D.C. protesters dissatisfied with the decision rallied in front[Read More…]

by November 26, 2014 3 comments City News, News, News - Top
Sociology professor Michael Eric Dyson drew national attention for his appearance to discuss police and race on "Meet the Press" Sunday morning.

Dyson and Giuliani Debate Race Relations

Michael Eric Dyson, professor of sociology at Georgetown, engaged in a heated debate about police brutality and race relations with former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani on the Sunday-morning talk show “Meet the Press.” In the segment, Giuliani criticized the protests sparked by the August shooting of unarmed teenager[Read More…]

by November 24, 2014 2 comments City News, News, News - Top
Jamelle Bouie of Slate, Brandon Anderson (COL ’15), Deloris Wilson (LAW ’16), Katrina Gamble of the Leadership Center for the Common Good, Jiva Manske of Amnesty International and Black Student Alliance members.

Campus Conversation on Ferguson Continues

Continuing campus dialogue about recent police brutality and protests in Ferguson, Mo., faculty and students discussed race and the law on a panel in Copley Formal Lounge on Wednesday. The panel was part of the larger event “Ferguson Teach-In,” which included a dinner and roundtable discussions between faculty and students,[Read More…]

by September 19, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top