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.”

Read more

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.

Read more

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.

Read more