R = Race

When doing research for my project, I landed across the journal article “Georgetown University: A Mostly White Enclave in a Black City.” This phrase, ‘a white enclave in a black city,’ resonated with me. Georgetown has a majority white population, but like the rest of D.C., was historically diverse. Here are a few links to articles […]

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G = Growth

The history of Georgetown is a tumultuous one. What began as a trade post on the Potomac for tobacco and Native American goods, eventually flourished into the wealthy college town that is known around the world today. Although never officially established as a city, Georgetown had its first mayor in 1790 and was consistently referred […]

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