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As the #BlackLivesMatter social movement and the death of George Floyd call for the end of police brutality and systematic oppression, students at Pepperdine are demanding change at the university level, sharing their stories of racism and anti-Blackness through the recent @BlackAtPepperdine account.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to grow in the United States, new statistics show higher rates among the African American population.
It doesn’t matter if you are Black or White.
Currents Editor Milan Loiacono shares her inspirations behind the Currents Fall 2019 edition “Light & Dark”
“Your hair is so exotic — can I touch it?”
“You came from Colombia — is that why you are so spicy?”
“Oh, you’re from Hong Kong! You think you can help me with my math homework?”
“I always wanted a gay best friend!”
Graphic by Nate Barton My stomach churned as I scrolled through headline after headline bashing Jews, Blacks and immigrants. The only exceptions were articles that were too busy praising Anglo-Saxon superiority. I felt sick. A few hours after the Sept. 8 edition of the Graphic was distributed, I received an email from a coworker saying […]
Graphic by Falon Opsahl My boyfriend asked if he could go after him, the man staring at us. I said “no.” I knew violence was not the answer. My heart dropped. My boyfriend’s hands shook, and rage was etched into his face. We sat there with a bitter taste in our mouths and stomachs that […]
Why is it so hard to have a meaningful conversation about race relations?