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Black Heritage Celebration For Us By Us

Student Leaders Reflect on Black History Month

As we enter the final week of Black History Month, GW Law is pleased to present the reflections of the incredible members of our GW Law community.

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Addressing Racial Harms in the Age of AI

As the landscape of democracy continues to evolve, Professor Spencer Overton stands as a steadfast proponent of equity, justice, and inclusion.

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Legacy of Resilience: Honoring Black History Month

Spotlighting GW Law's Black alumni: Inspirational stories of excellence, resilience, and impact in the legal field.

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Wendy Ellis Announced as Director of GW Equity Institute

The assistant professor of global health & director of the Center for Community Resilience will lead the interdisciplinary Equity Institute into its next phase.

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Professor Blake Morant To Speak at MLK Celebration

Professor Morant is the first Black person to serve as dean at GW Law and will speak at the UVA LAW as part of UVA’s Community MLK Celebration.

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Professor Susan R. Jones Awarded JEDI-CCE Award

Transform Mid-Atlantic awarded Professor Jones the JEDI-CCE Award for her contributions to clinical law and dedication to just community development at GW Law.

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Chickasaw Advocate at GW Law: Morgan Gray's Journey and the Call for Indigenous Representation

Morgan Gray, Class of 2024, advocates for Tribal Nations, strives to establish a NALSA chapter and promotes Indigenous awareness in DC.

Native American Heritage Month

GW Law Celebrates Native American Heritage Month

Learn more about Native American Heritage Month events happening around DC and about GW Law alumni.

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IRS Changes Audit Practice That Discriminated Against Black Taxpayers

Prof. Bearer-Friend's scholarship and advocacy have been instrumental in getting the IRS to alter its practices that discriminate against Black taxpayers.

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Axana Soltan, Named VCU's Top 10 Graduates of The Past Decade

Axana Soltan, has been named by her alma mater, Virginia Commonwealth University, one of the university’s Top 10 graduates of the past decade.