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EDITORIAL: Support Black Survivors

This editorial discusses sexual assault on campus. Please refer to the end of the article for on- and off-campus resources. Last Friday, the Georgetown University S.T.O.P. coalition delivered a petition to the Office of the Provost calling on the university to increase resources for black female survivors of sexual assault.[Read More…]

by March 29, 2019 1 comment Editorial, Opinion
Diversity in Media

Diversity in Media

BET FILMS | Ali Davis, played by Taraji P. Henson, embodies values of a hardworking, empowering and independent woman. After a shaman gives her a strong concotion to drink, Ali  obtains the ability to hear men’s thoughts, revealing their darkest secrets and true desires. “What Men Want” surpasses its predecessor by addressing gender and race.

‘What Men Want’ Highlights Humor, Diversity

“What Men Want,” the 2019 adaption of the early 2000s Mel Gibson film “What Women Want,” is a sharper, funnier, more inclusive take on the original concept. Directed by Hollywood veteran Adam Shankman, with a cast led by Taraji P. Henson, the film does the work its predecessor could not.[Read More…]

ASG/FACEBOOK | The Black Leadership Forum, a coalition of student groups that plan events for Georgetown’s black communities, has organized a series of 24 events in honor of Black History Month this February.

GU Celebrates Black History and Culture Through Monthlong Programming

Black student affinity groups have organized a series of events celebrating black history and culture and bringing awareness to present-day issues of race and identity in observation of Black History Month this February. Among the scheduled events are panel discussions, movie screenings, student conferences and campus outings. This year’s itinerary[Read More…]

by February 14, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
LEE: Challenge Cultural Binaries

LEE: Challenge Cultural Binaries

Introducing myself became a burden when I arrived at Georgetown University. I opened my mouth to give a breezy response about where I’m from, just as others did, but I struggled to find the right words. I was born in South Korea, but that’s not quite where home is. I[Read More…]

by February 8, 2019 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
BOSCO: What Flannery O’Connor Tells Us About Race

BOSCO: What Flannery O’Connor Tells Us About Race

Each year Italy Reads, a festival in Rome for Italian high school students and teachers, reads a specific author from the United States as a way of exploring various themes and issues about the U.S. This year, I led a master class and gave a lecture on Flannery O’Connor, the[Read More…]

by October 16, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
CHESNUT RIDGE PRODUCTIONS

Movie Review: ‘Marshall’

★★★★☆ “Marshall” is a social commentary on segregated America in the 1940s. Set in affluent Greenwich, Conn., the story recreates the 1941 Supreme Court case Connecticut v. Spell and celebrates the legacy of Justice Thurgood Marshall, the first black justice on the court. The film begins when Eleanor Strubing, a[Read More…]

OLSON: With Simpson’s Release, Reigniting Crucial Discussions

OLSON: With Simpson’s Release, Reigniting Crucial Discussions

Nine years after being convicted for armed robbery and kidnapping in 2007, O.J. Simpson was granted parole on July 20, effective as early as October. During his stint in prison, Simpson has reportedly been a model inmate: He is courteous to his guards, helps lead a Baptist ministry group and[Read More…]

by August 9, 2017 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top
SUMMER READING: ‘Between the World and Me’

SUMMER READING: ‘Between the World and Me’

Striking a powerful balance between conversational and cautionary, Ta-Nehisi Coates’ autobiographical book “Between the World and Me” explores the experience of being black in America, meditating on the constant frustration and fear that accompanies living in a country that consistently demonstrates a lack of racial equality. The book, a New[Read More…]

by July 30, 2017 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide
KARNA: Deconstruct Hidden Privilege

KARNA: Deconstruct Hidden Privilege

“Hey. I’ll pay you $2 if you can play at least one song by a black person,” my friend said to me during our shift last week, where I manage and control the auxiliary cord. I take music very seriously and curate my playlists with meticulous attention to detail and[Read More…]

by March 24, 2017 4 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top