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Georgetown U: Priority Admission for Slave Decendents

Roman Catholic Jesuits owned slaves 25 years before the Civil War

WASHINGTON (AP) – Georgetown University will give preference in admissions to the descendants of slaves owned by the Maryland Jesuits as part of its effort to atone for profiting from the sale of enslaved people. Georgetown president John DeGioia told news outlets that the university in Washington will implement the admissions preferences. He says Georgetown will need to identify and…