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A group of more than 1,000 people, including more than 25 Georgetown students, marched from the White House to Capitol Hill and back last night to protest against police brutality.

Students Join More Than 1,000 in March Against Police Brutality

A group of more than 1,000 people, including around 25 Georgetown students, marched from the White House to Capitol Hill and back last night to protest police brutality after two fatal, police-involved shootings of black men this week. The deaths of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, La., and Philandro Castile[Read More…]

by July 8, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Civil Rights Authors Discuss Activism, History

In honor of Black History Month, civil rights authors Andrew Aydin (GRD ’12) and Edward Peeples explored their published works and articulated personal stories of activism within the civil rights movement in a discussion hosted by Georgetown University’s graduate liberal studies department, titled “Civil Rights in Black and White: Two[Read More…]

by February 19, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will speak at the commencement ceremony for the School of Foreign Service.

2015 Commencement Speakers Announced

The university announced today that the commencement speakers for the Class of 2015 will include United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, former U.S. Secretary of Labor Elaine Chao, Rep. John R. Lewis (D-Ga.), President and CEO of American Red Cross Gail J. McGovern and talk show host Charlie Rose. This[Read More…]

by May 4, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News - Top

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