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The school has renamed two buildings in honor of two of the 272 people sold. Their descendants gathered on the Georgetown campus for a One building is named Isaac Hawkins Hall in honor of the first person listed in documents related to the sale. Another bears the name of Anne Marie Becraft
The university permanently named a building Isaac Hawkins Hall – formerly known as Mulledy Hall and renamed as Freedom Hall in 2015 – in a “The actions of Georgetown students have placed all of us on a journey together toward honoring our enslaved ancestors by working toward healing and
WASHINGTON — 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 college's debts.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Georgetown University is set to rename two buildings on campus in honor of people who were sold as slaves in Maryland in 1838. One building will be renamed Isaac Hawkins Hall in honor of the first person listed in documents related to the sale. Another will bear the name of
Georgetown University has renamed two of its campus buildings to honor two enslaved people sold by the university in 1838. Their descendants gathered at the
The school has renamed two buildings in honor of two of the 272 people sold. Their descendants gathered on the Georgetown campus for a dedication ceremony Tuesday.
One building is named Isaac Hawkins Hall in honor of the first person listed in documents related to the sale. Another bears the name of Anne Marie Becraft, a free woman of color who taught Catholic black girls in Georgetown.
Jesuit Conference of Canada and the United States president Rev. Timothy Kesicki said during a prayer service that the group has "greatly sinned" and is "profoundly sorry."
Georgetown is also offering a preference in admissions to descendants of those sold.
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