Baltimore Area Jesuit Institutions Make Statements for Peace

BALTIMORE, MD - The leaders of Jesuit educational institutions in the Baltimore metro area, Loyola University Maryland, Cristo Rey Jesuit High School, Loyola Blakefield High School, and the Jesuit Nativity-model school Saint Ignatius Loyola Academy, have spoken publicly on the loss of Freddie Gray and nonviolent and violent reactions that have taken place in recent days.

Reimagining Tradition: Solidarity at Georgetown University’s Christmas Tree Lighting

This year, as University President Jack DeGioia flipped the ceremonial switch to illuminate the enormous tree in the middle of the quad, dozens of people dropped to the ground around the tree.

Racism Across State Lines: A Common Enemy

Now with the even more recent news of the death of Eric Garner in New York, I find myself in solidarity with my conversational companions and newfound friends from Fordham. With protests and rallies happening all across the country, it has become more and more apparent that no race issue is isolated, but a sign of the times in which we live.