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Georgetown Will Offer An Edge In Admissions To Descendants Of Slaves

Georgetown Will Offer An Edge In Admissions To Descendants Of Slaves

NPR - Camila Domonoske

Georgetown University will be offering an admissions edge to descendants of enslaved people sold to fund the school, officials announced on Thursday. Jesuit priests connected to the private Catholic university sold 272 enslaved people in 1838, to pay off the university's massive debts. The men, …

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