Georgetown students vote to add fee to pay reparations | PBS NewsHour

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Georgetown University students voted by a large margin to impose a fee on themselves to pay reparations for the university’s ties to slavery. Students would pay $27.00 a semester beginning in the fall of 2020. The funds would be used to benefit the descendants of GU272, the slaves who were sold by the Jesuits to finance the school. Georgetown would be the first university to create a reparations fund.

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