Dozens of descendants of the 272 men, women and children sold by the Jesuit Priests of Georgetown University participated in ceremonies at Georgetown University honoring their ancestors. GU272 Descendants Association President, Sandra Green Thomas and Chaplain Lee Baker participated in the Liturgy of Remembrance, Contrition and Hope. GU272 Descendants Association Executive Director Karran Harper Royal was a speaker a the Dedication of Isaac Hawkins Hall and Anne Marie Becraft Hall.
Later in the day a memory tree ceremony was held at Isaac Hawkins Hall. Many descendants got to pour libations and read the names of the GU272 during the tree ceremony.
There was an abundance of media covering the ceremonies at Georgetown. Links to media stories are posted below.
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