"Our moral agency must be channeled to undo this damage."
September 2, 2016 8:02 AM Subscribe
A year ago, Georgetown University convened a panel to examine its role in America's slave trade. This week, university president John J. DeGioia announced the results, which include a planned apology, preferential admission status for descendants of slaves whose labor benefited the school (similar to legacy admissions for children of alumni), and the renaming of two buildings that until last year had borne the names of former university presidents who arranged a sale of 272 slaves in 1838.
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