Kristin Henning, director of the Juvenile Justice Clinic at Georgetown Law, leads a panel discussion with legal scholars on the policing of black men and the intersections of race and criminal justice.
Jaclynne Nader and Jacy Neczypor, senior human sciences majors at the School of Nursing & Health Studies (NHS), worked with NHS professor Joan Burggraf Riley and NHS Assistant Dean Justin Smith to create CURA, a pre-orientation program focusing on health and justice.
Georgetown honors Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. during the 50th anniversary of his assassination with a semester of events, including a concert and presentation of the John Thompson Jr. Legacy of a Dream Award.
Scholar and award-winning author Carol Anderson says policies that create barriers to black achievement are often the result of “white rage,” as she kicks off the first talk in Georgetown’s Mellon Lecture Series, established to understand and address the nation’s legacies of slavery, racism and discrimination.
Samantha Pinto, an associate professor of African American studies and English, uses a grant from the National Endowment of the Humanities to examine the rise of black women celebrities and their political legacies in the Atlantic World during the 18th and 19th centuries.
A new Georgetown report released this morning at the city’s municipal building in Washington warns that the District of Columbia is not doing enough to prepare African Americans for newly created jobs through 2020.
Georgetown Law Professor Sheryll Cashin publishes a new book, Loving: Interracial Intimacy in America and the Threat to White Supremacy, during the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Supreme Court decision ending the ban on interracial marriage.