In Six Words
In support of LMU’s Anti-Racism Project, “In Six Words” will get to the heart of our community’s struggles and fight against the unjust and unequal experiences that plague our society, in hopes of sparking conversation, understanding, and empathy, as well as further igniting our desire to become better angels.
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Inspired by Six-Word Memoirs.
Stories from our Community
I believe that we will win.
Stefan Bradley AFAM professor, BCLA coordinator, and PBLAC chair, on fighting racism.
Sojourner. Harriett. Rosa. Audre. Alicia. Me?
Lisa Jackson, (she, her, hers), director of special events, University Advancement, on hope.
First black woman, overlooked or appreciated?
Alicia Sissac, lead investigator, on fighting racism.
God made all - I love all.
Phyllis McGuire '80, electrical engineering alum and retired software engineer, on allyship.
Listening deeply and amplifying marginalized voices.
Ariane White, supervisor/coordinator of clinical fieldwork, Department of Teaching and Learning, on solidarity & being an accomplice in ending racism.
We don't need heroes. Only us.
Joe Bernardo, Intercultural Affairs associate, on unity.
No reflection is privilege of power.
Jordan Lounsbury, assistant director of residence services, on allyship.
Searching to find more hidden figures.
Christina Eubanks-Turner, M.A. in Teaching (MAT) graduate director and associate professor of mathematics, on hope.
I fight because I was bullied.
Lauren Camarata '85 CFA alum and business owner, on fighting racism.
The place we still call home.
Darin Earley, director of LMU Family of Schools, on fighting racism.
My Blackness... womanhood... breath... is Resistance.
Magaela Bethune, assistant professor of African American Studies, on intersectionality.
There's nothing wrong with Black people.
Brad Elliott Stone, professor, graduate program director of philosophy, on fighting racism, on FEBRUARY: The Black Experience.
Content of character is my guide.
Frank Repetti '89, urban studies alum and dad, on fighting racism.
"Too soon"…"too late"… Right now!
Eric J. Miller, professor and Leo J. O'Brien fellow, on fighting racism.
We are done settling for crumbs.
Alyssa Perez '15, alum and assistant director of Alternative Breaks, on fighting racism.
I am not just one thing.
Sara Trivedi '88 LLS, Title IX coordinator and EEO specialist, on being multi-racial, multi-cultural, multi-religious.
Nice Jewish Girl Encouraging Universal Acceptance
Marcy Newman, director of Campus Partnerships, on anti-semitism and tolerance.
Teach your children what oppression is.
Hillary Henderson '19, SOE alum and administrative specialist for Intercultural Affairs, on intersectionality.
Finding Strength Mid-Life: Voicing Re-Imagined Narratives
Sheri Castro-Atwater, professor of counseling and school psychology, on power.
One Sword, Only Daughter, First-Born Son
Angelina Lee, director of Employer Engagement, on the immigrant experience.
How much longer will we wait?
Erica J. Privott '20, SOE alum and assistant director of Engineering, Science & Tech Professions, on fighting racism.
Paving new paths; overcoming imposter syndrome.
Gabriela Arana '18, SOE alum, on career and the immigrant experience.
Solidarity means becoming a co-conspirator.
Aris Mosier, director, Asian Pacific Student Services, on fighting racism.
Say English is your first language.
Jacqueline Leung '14, SOE alum and university advisor for the Academic Resource Center, on the immigrant experience.