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Howard University and Georgetown University will launch a medical humanities center aimed at reducing health inequities.

One of the nation’s iconic men’s college basketball programs suffered its most devastating defeat of the season without even playing a game.

Georgetown University students voted overwhelmingly for a $27.20 per student fee charged each semester to benefit descendants of the school's slaves.

One woman, who is a descendant of a slave that was sold by Georgetown University more than 145 years ago, has enrolled at the school.


The big man who played with Georgetown in the 1980s will now lead the team.

A group of Georgetown University's slave descendants objects to the university's compensation plan. They want to work with the school to create a $1 billion foundation.

Georgetown University officials are brainstorming how to make amends for its 19th century mass sale of slaves. This is part of a racial injustice initiative.

Georgetown University sold 272 slaves to rescue the school during a financial crisis. Many are now asking if the university should compensate the slaves' descendants.

Protests at Georgetown University have prompted officials to rename two buildings named for school presidents "who organized the sale of Jesuit-owned slaves to help pay off campus debt in the 1830s."

During a candid talk about race and poverty Tuesday at Georgetown University, President Barack Obama tackled the changing face of economic inequality in the U.S. in the aftermath of the great recession. Scores have now been boxed out of the free market economy, which has previously lifted billions out of poverty, the president said during […]


Despite living at DC homeless shelter, high school senior earns full scholarship at Georgetown University Rashema Melson, an Anacostia High School senior has a 4.0 GPA and just earned a scholarship to Georgetown University. “I feel accomplished,” she tells us. “I feel I did something worthy. I feel like I did it. But I’m not done yet.” What makes […]