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Professor K-Sue Park and Professor Anthony Cook discussed displacement and dispossession in American Property Law at an event cohosted by the Black Law Students Association and the Native American Law Students Association during Intersectionality Week, November 4 through 8.

Georgetown Law’s Student Groups Host “Intersectionality Week”

November 14, 2019 Campus News Civil Rights & Antidiscrimination

Georgetown Law’s student organizations, more than 85 on campus, have always been remarkable. But as 3L Sabrina Bernadel (L’20) made her way through law school, she thought that the current affinity student groups had a definite energy. So this year, Bernadel — president of Georgetown Law’s Women of Color Collective — helped bring more than a dozen groups together to host an amazing “Intersectionality Week” November 4 through 8.

Georgetown Law Dean William M. Treanor, Muslim Chaplain Imam Yahya Hendi, Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.), Hassan Ahmad (L'21), Sarah Jonny (L'21), and Tooba Hussain (L'21) onstage in Hart Auditorium.

Muslim Law Students Association Hosts a Conversation with Rep. Rashida Tlaib

October 29, 2019 Civil Rights & Antidiscrimination Congress

Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Michigan), one of the first two Muslim women elected to the U.S. Congress, was born to Palestinian parents. Her father came to the United States at 19, with a fourth-grade education. His first job was at the Ford plant outside of Detroit. He became a member of the United Auto Workers. And he would inspire his 14 children with respect to labor rights.