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Truth Telling Project Co-Directors David Ragland and Cori Bush held a discussion on police brutality and institutional racism as part of their nationwide initiative to spark dialogue after the Ferguson protests in the Healey Family Student Center last Friday morning.

Dialogue Project Founders Tackle Police Brutality

By Emma Rizk October 2, 2015

Truth Telling Project Co-Directors Cori Bush and David Ragland spoke about their experiences on the frontlines of the police brutality protests in Ferguson, Mo. Friday morning in the Healey Family Student...

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

By Kshithij Shrinath April 24, 2015

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...

In light of events in Ferguson, Cleveland and Staten Island, FBI Director James Comey delivered remarks on race relations and law enforcement in an unprecedented address in Gaston Hall on Thursday.

In Rare Move, FBI Head Addresses Race Relations

By Molly Simio February 13, 2015

Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey spoke about the subconscious racial biases present in law enforcement officers, disproportionate challenges faced by young men of color and other...

Administrators Respond to Ferguson, Staten Island

By Katherine Richardson December 11, 2014

In response to recent events in Ferguson, Mo., and Staten Island, N.Y., University President John J. DeGioia, Vice President for Mission and Ministry Fr. Kevin O’Brien, S.J. and Vice President for Student...

Georgetown University Medical Center students performed a die-in outside of the hospital today.

GU Medical Students Participate in White Coat Die-In Day

By Jess Kelham-Hohler December 11, 2014

Around 40 medical students from Georgetown University School of Medicine participated in a protest outside the hospital today as part of a nationwide medical student movement called White Coat Die-In...

Law Students Call for Institutional Response to Brown, Garner Decisions

By Kshithij Shrinath December 9, 2014

A coalition of Georgetown University Law Center students of color issued an open letter on Dec. 6 to criticize the law center for remaining silent in response to the grand jury decisions in the cases of...

Protestors marched from Mount Vernon Square through Chinatown last night.

Ferguson Decision Sparks Protests

By Molly Simio and Kristen Fedor November 26, 2014

Protests erupted across the nation and around Washington, D.C., following St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch’s announcement Monday night that Ferguson, Mo. police officer Darren...

Georgetown Reacts to the Ferguson Ruling

Georgetown Reacts to the Ferguson Ruling

By Jess Kelham-Hohler and Jess Kelham-Hohler November 25, 2014

On Nov. 24, a grand jury decided not to indict Ferguson, Mo. police officer Darren Wilson for his August shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown. St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Bob McCulloch...

Georgetown Professor Debates Rudy Giuliani on Meet the Press

Georgetown Professor Debates Rudy Giuliani on ‘Meet the Press’

By Emily Min and Emily Min November 23, 2014

Michael Eric Dyson, a well known sociology professor here at Georgetown, appeared on "Meet the Press" this morning. Joining him and host Chuck Todd was former Mayor of New York Rudy Giuliani. The two...

Students joined in protests in Ferguson, Mo., over Columbus Day weekend as part of Ferguson October.

Students Travel to Ferguson for Protests

By Margaret Heftler October 17, 2014

Two months after unarmed teenager Michael Brown was shot by a police officer, 17 Georgetown students travelled to Ferguson, Mo., for the Ferguson October march last weekend, participating in teach-ins...

Jamelle Bouie of Slate, Brandon Anderson (COL ’15), Deloris Wilson (LAW ’16), Katrina Gamble of the Leadership Center for the Common Good, Jiva Manske of Amnesty International and Black Student Alliance members.

Campus Conversation on Ferguson Continues

By Suzanne Monyak September 19, 2014

Continuing campus dialogue about recent police brutality and protests in Ferguson, Mo., faculty and students discussed race and the law on a panel in Copley Formal Lounge on Wednesday. The panel...

Ward Redistricting Process Begins, Will Alter ANCs

By Jacqueline Wangel April 7, 2011

Each of the District's eight wards will be redrawn by Dec. 31 based on recently released census data. Discussion about the redistricting and plans for shifting ward borders has already begun. Between...

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