Gayle Jessup White, left, a descendant of Thomas Jefferson, listens as Melisánde Short-Colomb (C’21) speaks during a panel discussion at the National Museum of African American History and Culture as part of Georgetown’s April Emancipation Day observances. Short-Colomb is a descendant of Abraham Mahoney and Mary Ellen Queen, who were among the 272 enslaved men, women, and children sold by the Maryland Jesuits in 1838.
Category: Fall 2018, Georgetown Magazine

Title:Georgetown Holds Conversations on Legacies of Slavery

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