In Defense of ‘The Star-Spangled Banner’

September 14, 2020

A slave owner, Francis Scott Key was conflicted about slavery. As D.C. attorney general, he prosecuted slaves, but also represented them in lawsuits to obtain their freedom.

Remember Us

February 26, 2020

GU272 MEMORY PROJECTS — GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY CONFRONTS ITS LEGACY OF SLAVERY “The affair gave many here a reason for speaking badly about us. No one does this but bad people, […]

Our Black History … in Georgetown

February 20, 2019

To the surprise of some, Georgetown can tell the story of early and contemporary America from a black perspective.