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Journalists Blast Facebook’s Zuckerberg for ‘Free Expression’ Speech
November 8, 2019
A growing group of publishers, news gatherers, journalists, photographers, and other professionals, the Save Journalism Project’s is to educate and activate journalists across the country to tell the story of big tech's threat to journalism. ... read more »
Georgetown Students Approve Reparations Measure
April 26, 2019
The school’s undergraduates voted Thursday, April 11, on the referendum, which would increase tuition by $27.20 per semester to create a fund benefiting descendants of the 272 slaves sold to pay off the Georgetown Jesuits’ debt – a move that saved the university financially. ... read more »
NNPA Leadership and Other Prominent Black Voices Speak Out on College Exam Scandal
March 21, 2019
National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) President and CEO Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis Jr. was among several prominent African Americans who said they view the recent $25 million college admissions scam as “affirmative action for the rich” and yet another example of white privilege. ... read more »
Liberian President Leaves A Mixed Legacy With ‘Fragile Gains’
October 11, 2017
At her final address to the U.N. General Assembly last month she summed up her legacy: “Liberia has remained stable, peaceful and secured”. ... read more »
Patrick Ewing is the New Head Coach of Georgetown Men’s Basketball
April 6, 2017
Georgetown University hired alumnus and NBA Hall of Famer Patrick Ewing as their head coach for their men’s basketball team. ... read more »
College to study history of Jesuit slavery, namesake’s role
September 14, 2016
John Carroll University will study the role of its namesake in the history of Jesuit slaveholding. ... read more »
Inductees Show Gratitude at the Basketball Hall Of Fame Ceremony
September 14, 2016
Shaquille O’Neal, Sheryl Swoopes, Allen Iverson and Cumberland Posey were among those that were honored on Friday, September 8. ... read more »
Georgetown to Give Slave Descendants Priority for Admission
September 7, 2016
The university also plans to establish an institute for the study of slavery, and to create a public memorial honoring slaves ... read more »
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