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Black History Month 2023

In celebration of Black History Month, Pepperdine invites you to explore a range of events, speakers, and activities. Through intentional programming that centers on faith, identity, social justice, and personal expression, the University seeks to inspire justice in its many forms and provide a space for our community to listen and share.

Past Events


Sanford S Williams Esq., MBA
Caruso School of Law: Dean Speaker Series | Accessibility, Diversity, and Digital Discrimination | Sanford S. Williams, Esq., MBA

Watch Recording
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Graduate School of Education & Psychology: Speaker and Student Panels Series
GSEP DEI Panel - Black History Month
Graduate School of Education & Psychology: Prioritizing the Humanity of DEI Panel Discussion | A Weber Distinguished Lecture Series
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Caruso School of Law: Diversity in the Judiciary | Black Alumni Judges Panel

Watch Recording
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Ron McCurdy - The Langston Hughes Project
Seaver College: Disrupting Racism Through The Lens of the Arts | USC Professor of Music Ronald McCurdy

Recording Unavailable

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Graziadio Business School: The 1619 Project | Perspectives and Discourse Docuseries Screening | As Seen on Hulu

Recording Unavailable

Professor Ruth Okediji
Caruso School of Law Dean's Speaker Series: Justice and Poverty in Biblical Law | Harvard Law Professor Ruth L. Okediji

Recording Unavailable

Belonging Awards 2023
Caruso School of Law: Third Annual Belonging Awards
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Davenport Institute: A Conversation with Black Leaders in Local Government 

For a full list of events taking place at Pepperdine visit our events calendar.

For a full list of 2022 Black History Month events, visit our previous events page.