In 2022, I was one of the only 779 Black men in GW’s total student population of 25,939, just 3 percent of the student body.
It is easy to get wrapped in the change we want to see back in our home state or across the country while ignoring the need for change in our own backyard.
School spirit is more than a football team, a loud booming band at a stadium or tailgates – it is the community you foster here.
More than a century and a half after the first celebration of Juneteenth, has the United States really moved forward at all?
My fears of not fitting in and missing home did not come true – I made it through a pandemic and moving cities, and I’m ready to make my mark at GW.