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Black History Month 2021

In celebration of Black History Month, Pepperdine invites you to explore a range of events, speakers, and activities related to this year's theme: Voices of Justice. 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.

Recent Events

President Jim Gash and speaker Bernard Kinsey
Coffee with Jim: A Conversation with Bernard Kinsey

Friday, January 29, 2021, Noon PST
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Dr. Anita Phillips leading an event for Black History Month.
Deconstructing Us: Self-Interrogation at the Intersection of Christian Worldview & Social Justice

Tuesday, February 2, 2021 Noon PST
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Hear from Caruso Law School Professor Meera Deo
A Conversation with Professor Meera Deo | Unequal Profession: Race and Gender in Legal Academia

Thursday, February 4, 2021, 12:45 PM PST

Eric Wilson
Faith Formation | Open Letter to Estrangement: Re-contextualizing Dr. King's "Letter From a Birmingham Jail"

Wednesday, February 10, 2021, 5 PM PST
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Alumni Danielle Price and Terrence Williams
Black Music: The Role of Black Lawyers in the Music Industry

Thursday, February 18, 2021, 12:45 PM PST
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Cityscape with a view of the street.
Racially Diverse Leaders for Racially Diverse Cities

Monday, February 22, 2021, Noon PST
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Bernard Kinsey and family
President's Speaker Series | The Kinsey African American Art & History Collection - "The Myth of Absence"

Wednesday, February 24, 2021, 5 PM PST

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Leading edge conversations with Graziadio
Leading Edge Conversations: Celebrating Black History Month

Thursday, February 25, 2021, Noon PST

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Watch the Belonging Awards - Caruso Law
Caruso School of Law Inaugural Belonging Awards Ceremony

Thursday, February 25, 6 PM PST

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Dr. Brenda Stevenson
Larry Donnell Kimmons Memorial Lecture Series: Dr. Brenda E. Stevenson

Thursday, March 11, 2021, 3:00 PM PST
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