National parks in Maryland and New York will be named in honor of Harriet Tubman, a conductor on the Underground Railroad.

Harriet Tubman Historic Park Established

January 14, 2015 Staff 0
Congress has voted to establish a national historic park for Harriet Tubman, a conductor on the Underground Railroad. The U.S. Senate voted in December to establish a Harriet Tubman National Historical Park in her former […]
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Feds to Create Wrongful Convictions Unit

November 20, 2014 Staff 0
By Jazelle Hunt U.S. Attorneys across the nation are professional prosecutors, making sure criminals are locked up for their crimes. Beginning this fall, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia will take on […]
Sheryll Cashin, a professor of Law at Georgetown, discusses the Michigan ban on affirmative action on Thursday afternoon at Longfellow Hall. Cashin spoke about the race-based affirmative action debate in the United States.

Experts Debate Race-Based College Admissions

October 31, 2014 admin 0
Two experts in educational inequality exchanged diverging opinions on race-based affirmative action in the college admissions process at a forum at the Graduate School of Education on Thursday. The forum, titled “The End of Race-Based […]
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US Attorney General Eric Holder to Step Down

September 25, 2014 Staff 0
By Ryan Gorman U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is reportedly stepping down. Holder, the country’s first African-American AG, will make the announcement Thursday, NPR is reporting, after five and a half years in the role. The 63-year-old will […]
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