Tim Klein, 42, was an award-winning teacher and devout. Students said he always went the extra mile. He died in a fall with a long-time friend Saturday.
Heaven’s Gate member Rio DiAngelo talks to CNN’s Dan Simon about discovering the scene of the 1997 mass suicide.
The four young girls who were killed when their church was bombed by a white supremacist 50 years ago were remembered. The bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama changed the course of the nation’s civil rights debate, reports Natalie Tejada of CBS affiliate WIAT.
A vigil was held a year after Summer Rust and her children were found strangled in their apartment.
On Februrary 24, 2016 the University community gathered in Gaston Hall to commemorate “Black Georgetown Remembered,” which chronicles and celebrates the rich but little-known history of the Georgetown black community from the colonial period to the present.
Drawing on primary sources, including oral interviews with past and current residents and extensive research in church and historical society archives, the authors record the hopes, dreams, disappointments, and successes of a vibrant neighborhood as it persevered through slavery and segregation, war and peace, prosperity and depression. This event celebrated the beautiful commemorative 25th anniversary edition of “Black Georgetown Remembered,” which was first published in 1991, with a new introduction by Kathleen Menzie Lesko and a foreword by Maurice Jackson.
Moderator: Maurice Jackson (Georgetown University)
Panelists: Valerie Babb (University of Georgia), Kathleen Menzie Lesko (Huntington Library), Vernon H. Ricks, Jr (Mount Zion United Methodist Church), Monica Roaché (Georgetown’s Advisory Neighborhood Commission), and Neville Waters, III (Fifth Generation Georgetowner).
The video Black Georgetown Remembered, a documentary from 1989 that complements the book, which can be viewed here: