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ALI ENRIGHT FOR THE HOYA

Free Speech Project Panel on Charlottesville Probes Bounds of Expression

The line is blurred between free speech and speech that is harmful or violent enough to be curtailed, according to four experts at a Georgetown University Free Speech Project panel Monday. Speaking to an audience that filled Gaston Hall’s lower level, the panelists examined the aftermath of this summer’s white[Read More…]

by November 2, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
LARKIN: Remove Violence From Ideological Fights

LARKIN: Remove Violence From Ideological Fights

On Inauguration Day, a black-clad vigilante figure punched white nationalist leader Richard Spencer on camera. Viewed around the world, the punch elicited mixed — but often positive — reactions online. For many, violence feels like the necessary or even obvious solution to the increasing assertiveness of white nationalists, whether in[Read More…]

by November 1, 2017 3 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
WIKIMEDIA COMMONS
This statue of Confederate Gen. Albert Pike in Judiciary Square has been the center of D.C. leaders’ criticism. City officials have called on the National Park Service to remove it.

Council Considers Memorials to Minorities, Women

  A bill proposing the construction of monuments to honor native Washingtonian women and people of color in each of Washington, D.C.’s eight wards will move forward to a public hearing on Thursday, Oct. 5, taking the next step toward becoming law. The bill comes after D.C. leaders including Mayor[Read More…]

by September 29, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
GUPD Responds to White Nationalist Group’s Posters on Campus

GUPD Responds to White Nationalist Group’s Posters on Campus

The Georgetown University Police Department has launched an investigation after posters were placed in several locations on and off campus by Identity Evropa, a white national group, Sunday night. The posters, placed in locations including Red Square and Village A, included several white nationalist slogans, such as “Our destiny is[Read More…]

by March 17, 2017 4 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
JESUS RODRIGUEZ/THE HOYA
Derek Black spoke with professor Marcia Chatelain to discuss how he defected from white nationalism in an event Thursday.

In First Event After Defection, Former White Nationalist Derek Black Reflects On Racial Climate

Former white nationalist Derek Black, in his first public event since denouncing his formative community in 2013, argued against the belief that civil discourse alone can combat racism at Copley Formal Lounge last night. Black, whose father is the founder of the white nationalist website Stormfront, and whose godfather is[Read More…]

by January 27, 2017 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
THE NATIONAL POLICY INSTITUTE
Richard Spencer, who coined the term “alt-right,” came under fire for hosting a conference in D.C. that centered around white nationalism and white supremacy.

District, Nation Sees Increased ‘Alt-Right’ Presence

A recent increase in reported bias-related incidents at Georgetown mirrors a national increase in hate crimes since the election of President-elect Donald Trump, increasing concerns about the role of the so-called “alt-right,” also known as the “alternative right,” and the presence of white nationalist groups in Washington, D.C. Since Trump’s[Read More…]

by December 6, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top