Students from the Entry-Level Doctor of Occupational Therapy program were given the opportunity to attend The White House Open House Tour in Honor of Black History Month.
The Black History Month exhibit in “The East Colonnade” featured images of Black resistance, a collection from the National Museum of African American History and Culture. The photographs conveyed the significance of African Americans' ongoing social activism that changed the course of history in the United States. The collection included images of protestors linking arms, Black Panthers, and famous actor, Michael B. Jordan, at a Black Lives Matter protest. African Americans’ struggle to achieve equality and equity led to unity, solidarity, and powerful demands to ensure the rights of all citizens, regardless of race, religion, gender, ability, sexual orientation, or ethnicity.
Eight students, and two staff members from the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences department of Health, Human Function, and Rehabilitation Sciences visited The White House on February 28, 2023.