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Trump advisor Gorka exits panel on 'fake news' amid 'accusations'

yesterdayNews : NY Daily News

Gorka accused many at a Georgetown University panel of being “victims of fake news."

Georgetown University Formally Apologizes For Role In Slavery

In 1838, 272 slaves were forced to board ships in America’s capital and sold like cargo to plantations in Louisiana. The sellers were Jesuits, part of the Catholic religious order that helped establish Georgetown University. The enslaved...Show More Summary

Georgetown University renames buildings for enslaved people

Georgetown University and the group of Catholic priests that founded the Washington, D.C. school have apologized for selling slaves in 1838 in order to raise money to pay off the … Click to Continue »

Georgetown University, Jesuits formally apologize for role in slavery

last weekNews : USAToday: News

Two buildings were renamed after a service acknowledging 272 slaves sold to pay off debts        

Slave descendant thanks Georgetown students for their support

Karran Harper Royal, a descendant of slaves that Georgetown University sold in 1838 expressed gratitude to the students who pushed for the school to do more to atone for its involvement in slavery.

Georgetown University apologizes for selling slaves

last weekNews : USAToday: News

Georgetown University is set to rename two buildings on campus in honor of people who were sold as slaves in Maryland in 1838. The renaming of the buildings is part of the university's effort to atone for profiting from the slave sale. (April 18)        

Georgetown University hosts service of repentance, dedicates building to slaves it sold in 1938 to secure school's future

last weekReligion / Islam : On Faith

“Their pain was unparalleled.“Their pain is still here. It burns in the soul of every person of African-American origin in the United States. All African-Americans have hungered and thirsted for the bounty of America.”

Jesuit leader on Georgetown slave sale: 'We betrayed the very name of Jesus.'

Speaking at Georgetown University on April 18, Father Timothy P. Kesicki, the president of the Jesuit Conference, described the enslavement and sale of 272 people by two Jesuit priests in 1838 as "tragic."

Descendant of slave returns to Georgetown University for building dedication

Jessica Tilson is a descendant of Isaac Tilson, one of 272 slaves sold by Jesuits in the 19th century to benefit Georgetown University. A campus building will be named in Isaac Tilson's honor.

Justice in America for Native Americans

How do factors such as race, culture, issues with accessing legal representation, and resiliency contribute to injustices for Native Americans? These are some of the issues to be discussed at a panel at Georgetown University titled "Justice in America for Native Americans."

Patrick Ewing Hugs It Out With John Thompson ... After Replacing His Son (VIDEO)

Seems everything's cool between Patrick Ewing and John Thompson -- despite the fact he's replacing JT's son as the new head coach at Georgetown... because they hugged it out moments ago.  Ewing was on the Georgetown University campus when he…

Addressing urban health challenges and opportunities on a global scale

(Georgetown University Medical Center) 'Urban Health: A Global Challenge' is a free satellite session on April 6, organized by Georgetown University, the International Society for Urban Health, and the New York Academy of Medicine. The session precedes the 2017 Annual CUGH Global Health Conference in Washington, DC.

Addressing Urban Health Challenges and Opportunities on a Global Scale

"Urban Health: A Global Challenge" is a free satellite session on April 6, organized by Georgetown University, the International Society for Urban Health, and the New York Academy of Medicine. The session precedes the 2017 Annual CUGH Global Health Conference in Washington, DC.

Hillary Clinton gives perhaps her most political speech since the election

Hillary Clinton continued her return to public life with an appearance at Georgetown University's annual Hillary Rodham Clinton Awards for Advancing Women in Peace and Security. In her speech, she addressed women's vital role in international politics and peace-building efforts and even threw in a couple jabs toward our current administration.

Clinton knocks Trump for proposing cuts to US diplomacy

"We are seeing signals of a shift that truly alarms us all," the former Democratic presidential candidate told hundreds of students at Georgetown University in Washington. "This administration's proposed cuts in international health,...Show More Summary

Hillary Clinton subtly shades Trump in first public post-election speech in Washington

Hillary Clinton returned to public life in Washington on Friday, giving a speech at Georgetown University about the role of women in the peacemaking process in Colombia and around the globe. Her message was all on-point, but we couldn’t help but detect just a soupcon of shade directed at her onetime campaign-trail rival, President Trump, […]

Hillary Clinton in Latest Speech: “Here I Go Again, Talking About Research, Evidence, and Facts”

Hillary Clinton has been gradually dipping her toe back into politics since announcing that she was “ready to come out of the woods” a couple weeks ago. At an event at Georgetown University on Friday, she criticized the Trump administration’s proposed cuts to foreign aid and diplomacy and urged the U.S. Show More Summary

Watch Live: Hillary Clinton Honors Women Leaders at Georgetown University

Hillary Clinton is back in D.C. Friday to honor women at a Georgetown University ceremony. Clinton will speak at the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security award ceremony for four women who facilitated 2016’s Colombian peace agreement, which she encouraged as Secretary of State. Her remarks will address how women are instrumental to peacekeeping…

Hillary Clinton calls Trump's budget cuts a 'grave mistake' for the country

Hillary Clinton slammed US President Donald Trump during speech at Georgetown University on Friday morning, calling Trump's proposed budget a "grave mistake" for the country. "This administration's proposed cuts to international health,...Show More Summary

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