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Journalism Can Help Address Racial Injustice, Panel Says

Journalism Can Help Address Racial Injustice, Panel Says

By Margie Cullen December 6, 2019

Effective journalism can encourage activists to address ongoing racial profiling and violence against the black community in the face of continued police brutality, panelists said in a Dec. 4 event.  The...

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...

The Closing Word

By The Editorial Board April 24, 2015

After an eventful year for campus life, student activism proved to be a deciding force in how diversity, freedom of expression and student-administration communication shaped the Georgetown community....

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...

Best of 4E: 2014 Edition

Best of 4E: 2014 Edition

By Emily Min and Emily Min December 31, 2014

2014 is over! That's right folks, another year has come and gone, and what do we have to show for it? Well, in 4E's case, a bunch of articles. We've compiled a list of 4E's 25 greatest hits written this...


Tunnel Vision: The Post-Ferguson American Morale

By Joshua Dostal December 30, 2014

I was riding a subway in New York City at the same time that Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu, two New York City police officers, were shot to death in Brooklyn for merely being police officers. When...

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...

Will the Georgetown Basketball Team Make a Statement About #BlackLivesMatter?

By Laura Wagner December 8, 2014

When the Georgetown men’s basketball team takes the court against No. 10 Kansas on Wednesday at Verizon Center, in a nationally televised, sold-out, primetime showdown, it has an opportunity to do more...

In response to the federal grand jury’s decision in the Ferguson, Mo. case, demonstrators took to Red Square, the White House and the city at large.

Ferguson Rallies Reach Campus, District

By Suzanne Monyak and Laura Owsiany December 5, 2014

The Georgetown University Black Leadership Forum mounted a Week of Action this week to reflect on recent events in Ferguson, Mo., and draw attention to racial and criminal justice issues following...

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