At a predominately white institution, embracing one’s blackness is a top priority for African American students and faculty.
Few people take the time to consider that the vast majority of media teaches society that light is positive and darkness is negative, but this motif has significant implications.
Roslyn Satchel shares her experience in writing her first book, “What Movies Teach About Race: Exceptionalism, Erasure, and Entitlement.”
Images by Kayla Lee Brittany O’Grady, a half-Black, half-White actress said that because of the way she looks, she often gets casted as a Latina. She also said she gets type-cast to play roles about troubled women and thinks those roles are often given to women of color. On Fox’s TV show “Star,” O’Grady, a […]
Photos by Lidia Bayne Students gathered in Elkins Auditorium on Wednesday, Jan. 18, for the convocation event “The Stories That We Tell” — a panel discussion with Associate Chaplain Eric Wilson, Professor Roslyn Satchel and Associate Dean of Student Affairs for Diversity and Inclusion David Humphrey. The event was part of Peace, Hope and Justice […]
Photo Courtesy of Roslyn M. Satchel Assistant Professor of Communication Roslyn Satchel released her first book, “What Movies Teach About Race: Exceptionalism, Erasure and Entitlement,” on Nov. 15. Satchel’s latest piece of literature explores what the prevalent, subdued themes within movies are communicating to audiences, even when they are unaware of it. Satchel said her […]
Graphic by Kylie Myers Yik Yak. Racist comments. A sit-in protest. The Columbus statue. Mizzou protests. On Nov. 13, 2015, 100 Pepperdine community members dressed in black and participated for nearly three hours in the first Waves Against Ignorance demonstration. One year later, the demonstration continues to spark the discussion around the topics of diversity […]
Photos Courtsey of Hunter Peters “Diversity Work$” was the latest event hosted by Pepperdine’s Institute for Entertainment, Media and Culture on Friday, Nov. 4. Craig Detweiler, along with others from the institute, hosted the event to focus on the benefits of more representative entertainment. The event featured a series of speakers from companies such as […]
Image by Falon Opsahl Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in a special section on race in the Graphic. She is sugar and spice and everything nice. She is a little bit of this and a little bit of that. If you look deeper, you just might discover a glimpse of her bliss. She’s […]
Photo Courtesy of Tanya Cooper The “Domestic Violence in the American Christian Church” research project — created by Professor of Law Tanya Cooper, Assistant Professor of Communication Roslyn Satchel and several other partners — aims to correct the American Christian Church’s attitude toward domestic violence cases and make these institutions effectively assist victims. The study […]