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RFKHR book club spotlights Elizabeth Hinton's 'America on Fire'

October 5, 2022 Print & Online News Clips

America on Fire is a co-winner of the Book Award at the 2022 Robert F. Kennedy Book & Journalism Awards. Through in-depth research and powerful storytelling, the book presents a nuanced understanding of how racist police violence fueled the Black rebellions of the post-civil rights era from the late 1960s to the early 1970s and how the twin challenge of racial and economic inequality, which underpinned those rebellions, persists.

Georgetown Law urgs Biden to end Title 42

April 7, 2022 Print & Online News Clips

“The use of Title 42 was a cruel and cynical ploy by the Trump administration to shut down access to refugee protection at the southern border,” Elisa Massimino wrote to The Hoya in an article discussing the Coalition of Jesuit Leaders' letter to the Biden Administration on the topic. “It has been condemned by public health experts as unnecessary and counterproductive. I was proud to see our dean and other leaders of Jesuit institutions call for an end to it.”