Although both the Black and Asian American communities share a history of struggle against racism, they are being pitted against each other due to a system guided by white supremacy. It is time for these two communities to stand in solidarity by taking the time to relearn each other’s history and culture.
With various types of stereotypes and misconceptions in the world, it’s important to understand some of the grossly exaggerated and harmful stereotypes that people in the LGBTQ+ community continue to face.
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.
In a world that predefines gender, Pepperdine men recognize the difficulty in discussing masculinity.
Photo by Kayla Lee In 2017, we have seen the world twist and bend in ways that many thought not possible. We have been forced to reckon with ideas of inequality, stereotypes, racism and identity. These issues have steered the country’s conversations shaping our political and social climate. I came to Pepperdine seeking not only […]
White supremacists are not the problem, we are.
Negative stereotypes are detrimental to our political system, and people need to start hearing each other out instead of pointing fingers.
The absence of Native American history in American curriculums at the secondary and university levels represents a nationwide struggle to recognize the indigenous story.
Why is it so hard to have a meaningful conversation about race relations?
Art by Peau Porotesano It’s the most notorious buzzword of the past decade, the moniker of a generation that is simultaneously characterized as startlingly innovative and impossibly overindulged: Millennials. Maybe you’ve heard of them? As the generation born between the early 1980s and 2000s, Millennials make up an overwhelming majority of Pepperdine’s student population. In […]