Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

1946-1971

Dublin Core

Title

1946-1971

Description

Includes all documents collected by students in Digital Memory & the Archive (Fall 2016).

Items in the 1946-1971 Collection

This is a letter to the editor from a Richmond College Freshman, William Norris. In this letter, Norris expressed his opinions on the US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare's (HEW) suggestion that universities lower their academic standards…

This Collegian article discussed "Black Students Visitation Day," a program which would bring an estimated 80 black Richmond high schools students to campus. The program was formed by the Richmond College and Westhampton College senates "in an effort…

Accompanying this article, published in the Winter 1971 Alumni Bulletin, is a photograph of Miss Irene Ebhomielen of Nigeria. Ebhomielen was one of the international students on the University of Richmond’s campus. She was able to attend the…

This Collegian article announces a workshop on student attitudes towards racism, sponsored by the Westhampton College YWCA, the Richmond Human Relations Commission, and Virginia Union University. The workshop's aims were "to establish dialogue on…

A letter to the editor of the Collegian signed by 250 students on campus in response to Eva Wong's disciplining following the Westhampton College Song Contest. Wong, invited a friend from Union Theological Seminary, who was a black student originally…