2020 has been a time of racial reckoning, prompting many to explore the impact of diversity — or lack thereof — on human interaction, especially on a college campus like Pepperdine.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to grow in the United States, new statistics show higher rates among the African American population.
Racial disparity across the country is still a prevalent issue that begs attention.
Pepperdine University released a statement to the Graphic Friday evening to address the controversy surrounding President Andrew K. Benton’s statement that university students and staff had been the victims of racial profiling by LA County Sheriff’s deputies and unjust traffic stops. Benton made the remarks Monday night in an address to the university community regarding race and diversity on campus. […]
Photos by Danielle Romeo On the heels of a student-led protest regarding race and diversity on campus, President Andrew K. Benton addressed a packed crowd Monday night in Smothers Theatre. Benton’s speech covered a multitude of subjects related to race, but focused on areas in which Pepperdine can make improvements. The student protest on Nov. […]