As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to grow in the United States, new statistics show higher rates among the African American population.
At a predominately white institution, embracing one’s blackness is a top priority for African American students and faculty.
Image Courtesy of the BSA For my sophomore year at Pepperdine, I had the opportunity to study abroad in Buenos Aires, Argentina. I had never been to another country before and, due to the many issues that African Americans have faced across America, such as police brutality, discrimination due to skin color and culture or […]
In this article, we explore the origins of soul food and its importance to the Black community
Art by Peau Porotesano Dear Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., It’s been about 48 years since you’ve gone, and the world is a much different place than you left it. We’ve moved forward, no doubt, but in all honesty, I am not content. There is much more to be done. Racially charged crimes are still […]
Art by Kris Harper History isn’t linear; it’s an idea that we learn over time, after repeated history classes. It’s something that ebbs and flows and often repeats itself, even when we don’t want it to. Teaching history is important so that societies’ or governments’ failures aren’t repeated, but if history isn’t recorded or taught […]