Faculty Blog: “Studying Democracy in the Age of Indebtedness”

Andrew Young Center’s Institute for Research, Civic Engagement, and Policy Director Dr. Frederick Knight and professor of Political Science Dr. Andrew Douglas explores concerns about the social and political barriers that debt presents to the just society and his vision of money as a public utility that can establish the grounds of democracy.

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Men of Morehouse "Get On The Bus" to Visit Excellence Boys Academy in Brooklyn

“As the only historically Black college specifically purposed with educating men, it was important for our students visiting New York to rekindle a historic sports rivalry, also spend some time actualizing the college’s mission of developing men with disciplined minds leading lives of leadership and service,” said Dr. Brock Mayers '99, AVP of Student Services and Dean of Students. “We were proud to partner with Excellence Boys Charter leadership, to serve their dynamic scholars.”

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Faculty Blog: Reentry Awareness Month in Georgia

Last month was Reentry Awareness Month in Georgia. Governor Kemp approved—for the sixth year, though most of us are still largely unaware—"a proclamation to observe July as Reentry Awareness Month throughout the state." The Proclamation acknowledges that “over 4.2 million Georgians have a criminal record” and that by “eliminating the stigmas associated with having a criminal record and promoting compassion and kindness, we can help returning citizens strive for brighter futures.”

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Letter from the President: Morehouse Leadership Needed to End Mass Shootings

Our crisis of morality and our crisis of mental health have become a lethal combination...Over the last decade, our crises of violence and mental health have shown us that no group of people is safe from senseless bloodshed. This is an American problem, not an urban or rural one, nor one defined by income or ethnicity. Gun violence must be seen as a public health crisis as lethal and destructive for our country as we feared would be the COVID pandemic.

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2022 Senior Scholar: Michael Daniel McGirt

Michael Daniel McGirt is a political science major with a minor in economics from Durham, NC, who has served as freshmen class president, a student trustee for three years on the Morehouse College Board of Trustees and is currently the 90th Student Government Association president.

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