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Remembering Dr. Jonathan Smith

  June 28, 2021 — Dr. Jonathan Smith, Vice President for Diversity and Community Engagement at Saint Louis University and a founder and co-director of the Slavery, History, Memory, and Reconciliation (SHMR) Project, passed away on Juneteenth, a day he was thrilled to inaugurate as a university holiday this year. We at SHMR mourn the …

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Society of Jesus Apologizes for the Sins of Jesuit Slaveholding at Georgetown University Liturgy

By Becky Sindelar April 18, 2017 — “Today the Society of Jesus, which helped to establish Georgetown University and whose leaders enslaved and mercilessly sold your ancestors, stands before you to say:  We have greatly sinned, in our thoughts and in our words, in what we have done and in what we have failed to …

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