It’s important that the GW community fit some time into our busy schedules to process the past year.
From depictions of the charm and energy of young Black life, I learned about the importance of representation in young adult literature.
A full and inclusive history allows students to understand the role of themselves and their communities in the construction of a better democracy.
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.
In a world that denies Black men and boys their joy, this is my earnest attempt to celebrate their happiness and grace.
In your honor Deborah, I rededicate myself to forever cherish my relationships and the unwavering Jewish identity you showed us.
I want to celebrate Black women who choose to be who they are, even if they don’t exude the glamorous extroversion that society often expects from them.
My existence and its carbon footprint are not excused just because I don’t mean to cause environmental harm.
We shouldn’t assume that only lazy people fail classes, and most of all we should understand that failing in of itself a defining character trait
Black artists sing and scream the stories of our lost ones in hopes that we are seen, listened to and remembered.