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60th Annual March on Washington Continues Legacy of Social Justice Advocacy

60th Annual March on Washington Continues Legacy of Social Justice Advocacy

By Karenna Warden September 1, 2023

Tens of thousands of people gathered by the Lincoln Memorial Aug. 26 for the 60th anniversary of the March on Washington to push for a “continuation” of Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy.  Nearly...

Journalist Explores Coverage of Civil Rights Movement

Journalist Explores Coverage of Civil Rights Movement

By Izzy Wagener March 31, 2023

National Public Radio (NPR) journalist Ayesha Rascoe’s newest pursuit started with a simple question: “Where are these stories?” Rascoe leads an NPR series titled “The Civil Rights Generation,”...

Emmett Till Exhibit Comes to DC Public Library

Emmett Till Exhibit Comes to DC Public Library

By Abby Tucker February 6, 2023

CW: This article references racism and racial violence. Please refer to the end of the article for on- and off-campus resources. An exhibit that features photos, sketches and relics from the life of...

RAJEH: Reaffirm Commitment to Racial Justice

RAJEH: Reaffirm Commitment to Racial Justice

By Nawal Rajeh November 12, 2020

To say that this year has been a year of painful reckoning is an understatement. Global health disparities, racial injustice, divisive rhetoric and violence have marked this year unlike any in recent...

VIEWPOINT: Be an Accomplice

VIEWPOINT: Be an Accomplice

By Noelle Gipson February 28, 2020

Every February, I get mixed emotions about Black History Month. I’m not conflicted about the value of recognizing and reflecting on African American history. However, I am concerned that there are still...

PANJWANI: SFS Should Cancel Class, Condemn Islamophobic CVE

By Aly Panjwani August 17, 2018

This fall, the School of Foreign Service will host a class titled “Community-Based Terror Prevention (INAF-262-01).” The course description refers to the Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) program,...

WASHINGTON METROPOLITAN POLICE DEPARTMENT Three civil rights organizations in the District are suing the Metropolitan Police Department for allegedly failing to record stop and frisk data.

Civil Rights Groups Accuse MPD of Failing to Record Police Stops

By Jessica Lin May 18, 2018

Three civil rights groups are accusing the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police Department of violating the Neighborhood Engagement Achieves Results Act, which mandates every police officer to record...

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Mark Bradford Presents ‘Pickett’s Charge’ at the Hirshhorn

By Julia Yaeger November 10, 2017

“It kind of worked out, right?” said Mark Bradford, smiling and gesturing to his almost-400-square-foot creation at the Nov. 7 press preview of his new exhibit, “Pickett’s Charge.” The contemporary...

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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg praised growing equality for women in the legal field in an address at the Law Center.

Justice Ginsburg Praises Higher Representation of Women in Law

By Hannah Urtz September 22, 2017

Opportunities for women in the legal field have improved drastically over the past 50 years, said Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at the Georgetown University Law Center on Wednesday afternoon. Ginsburg,...

FLEMING-KLINK: Criminal Justice Reform, One Box at a Time

By Isaiah Fleming-Klink June 22, 2016

For those seeking to enact criminal justice reform and policies aimed at increasing the chances of employment for ex-offenders, referred to as returning citizens, there exist particular policies normally...

Civil Rights Authors Discuss Activism, History

By Henry Greene February 19, 2016

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...

Continue the Disability Conversation

By Marc Kevin Wilkerson January 26, 2016

To the Editor, As a proud Hoya alum, class of 1984, I was alarmed by the article “Make Campus Accessible for All” (The Hoya, A3, Dec 4, 2015). I am a nationally recognized advocate for persons with...

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