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Petition Advances Major

The African American Studies Program and the Provost’s Committee on Diversity created a petition to establish an African American studies major last Wednesday, five years after the idea was first discussed. The petition calls for an increased allocation of resources and faculty to the African American Studies Program. The program[Read More…]

by September 29, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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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…]