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FILE PHOTO: MICHELLE XU/THE HOYA
Students gathered for a vigil on the events in Ferguson in Red Square in August.

From Ferguson to Georgetown, Igniting Conversations on Race and Diversity

On the eve of the first day of classes in August, a collection of members of the Georgetown University community found their way to Red Square. Two weeks earlier, Michael Brown, an 18-year-old black male, had been shot by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo., triggering nationwide protests decrying police[Read More…]

NATE MOULTON FOR THE HOYA

Walter Kelly (COL '16) uses his experience with spoken word performance to bring the video's message to life.

Film Asks ‘Am I Next?’

In the days following the 2012 shooting of Trayvon Martin, LaDarius Torrey (COL ’17) was told by his father, “Honestly, in America, you don’t have to do much besides being a black man to be accused of some horrendous crime, or actually be shot and then portrayed as a criminal.”[Read More…]

by October 10, 2014 2 comments Features, Guide - Top, The Guide