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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

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 male, had been shot by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo., triggering nationwide protests decrying police[Read More…]

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

Students Travel to Ferguson for Protests

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 and other protests against police brutality and racism. The students reflected on their experiences during the “Weekend of Resistance” at[Read More…]

by October 17, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News