Post Tagged with: "racism"

By Any Other Name

As the last burgundy and gold leaves cling desperately to the treetops of the nation’s capital, and D.C. residents watch the sun set on another Indian summer, the city’s NFL team finds itself, once again, mired in irrelevance. Washington is the owner of a 3-7 record and the fourth-place spot[Read More…]

by November 21, 2013 0 comments Features, The Guide

DC Football Team Needs Name Change

For all the talk on campus and around the country about racial tolerance, diversity and acceptance, Washington, D.C.’s most famous team continues to represent the progress still needed on racial issues in America today. The Washington Redskins have been a fixture in the D.C. sports scene for over 80 years,[Read More…]

by August 27, 2013 0 comments Sports
Recognizing Roots of Racism

Recognizing Roots of Racism

Despite the best efforts of both student and administrators to institutionalize diversity education at Georgetown, instances of anonymously posted racial bigotry have made it extraordinarily clear that current efforts have been ineffective in ensuring that all members of the student body understand and appreciate the value of diversity. The most[Read More…]

by April 16, 2013 0 comments Opinion

BLANK: US Laws and Media Obscure Racist Realities

What do the mysterious death of a soldier in Iraq, the death of a teen in Florida, the controversy surrounding a class at Georgetown last fall, the war on drugs and voter ID laws all have in common? The answer is stealth racism. That is, racism that is not overt,[Read More…]

by April 19, 2012 0 comments Opinion

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

Tea Party Disguises Racial Undertones

Shortly before the House of Representatives passed a drastic overhaul of our health care system, Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and House Democrats walked arm-in-arm through an angry mob of protesters that converged on the National Mall. As the Speaker clenched the arm of Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) – who organized the[Read More…]

by March 20, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized