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O’BRIEN: For MLK and Ignatius, Dreams Ignite Change

O’BRIEN: For MLK and Ignatius, Dreams Ignite Change

Tomorrow the nation celebrates the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. About a quarter million people — including members of the Georgetown community — congregated on the National Mall in 1963 for what the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. called “the greatest demonstration for freedom[Read More…]

by August 26, 2013 0 comments Opinion
March Inspires Reflection 50 Years Later

March Inspires Reflection 50 Years Later

As a senior, I find it a humbling coincidence that this historic 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom will occur tomorrow, on my last first day of classes. The connection between the motivation for the march and the values that craft the identity of our university, reinvigorated[Read More…]

by August 26, 2013 0 comments Opinion