Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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This 1992 "That's What You Think" feature piece asks the question, "What do you think Black History Month is about?" to five Richmond students. Keith Tan, a freshman says that because he is not from this country, he does not really understand what it…

This 1991 announcement details that Martin Luther King III will be a featured speaker at the Hands Around the Lake Event on February 2. King is described as a representative for then President Jimmy Carter, and "helped to establish a non-violence…

In this 1991 Collegian feature piece, "That's What You Think" the following question is asked to multiple University of Richmond students, "How big a problem do you think rape is on our campus?" Lori Euritt, a senior, states that in "comparison to…

In this 1972 Collegian article, there is a brief description of the table tennis match between Virginia Union University and University of Richmond. The table tennis tournament took place on both campuses, and Virginia Union is described to have…

In this 1969 Collegian article, the speakers of the UIC's (University Interfaith Council) symposium are featured. Mrs. Dianne Kennedy Pike, wife of the late Dr. James A. Pike, and associate professor of religion at Wesley University, Dr. John David…

This 1969 Collegian article is about the Westhampton College Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) hosting a workshop and seminar in order to get more youth involved in the program. Sarah Jane Stewart of the Southern Regional Office in Atlanta,…

This brief 1969 article focuses on a peace march organized by students to show solidarity for peace in Vietnam. Mary Alice Curlin, a sophomore is quoted as saying, "This march is to symbolize our desire for peace." The march was to begin at 7 p.m.…

This 1963 announcement highlights the "Plantation Party," which was a party held on May Day (May 4th) to "reveal the school at its southern best." The events lined up include an open house art exhibit, a band concert, lantern parade, ballet, and a…

This 1950 Collegian article explains surveys done by the University of Richmond students in Richmond's fiscal administration and "Negro education" below the college level. Marvin Menkes of Deal, N.J. who participated in surveying the education of…

This 1947 Collegian article explains that during construction two human skeletons and one coffin were found on campus. There were many rumours and speculations surrounding the dead bodies, with professors and students speculating that the bodies had…
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