History and context: campus reacts following Kappa blackface mask incident

By Gierra Cottingham | LTVN Reporter

Last week LTVN broke the exclusive story of a blackface incident at a sorority event. LTVN’s Gierra Cottingham spoke with researchers and students who acknowledged why Kappa Kappa Gamma should have avoided wearing a fully black mask–and addressed how even perceived racial offenses can be avoided in the future.

Gierra Cottingham is a senior journalism major at Baylor University with an added concentration in Business. Born and raised in Houston, TX, she hopes to one day become a broadcast reporter and anchor in an alike major city. Her hobbies include painting, going to the beach and baking. She is also the last of her 3 siblings to graduate.