Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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This article draws attention to "mission study classes" that were to occur that term, intended to "present to the classes a brief survey of existing conditions in the different parts of the mission world." Some of the course offerings included…

The two characters in this story, an unnamed woman and unnamed man, argue over the man's desire to move to Africa. The man claims that everyone who visits the continent "wish[es] they had come before the white man, or before colonization" and…

This short story follows an unnamed American narrator and his peers traveling to Africa for writing inspiration. It points out and pokes fun at the tendency of European and American authors to use contrasting epithets to describe the continent, such…

In this short story, a woman named Rebecca reflects on her new life in Africa while hitchhiking with a man named Jeff, who is described as "weather-tanned." His race is not identified. After he stops on the side of the road, he begins to make…

This column published in the Richmond Alumni Bulletin describes the opinion of University of Richmond alumni, Dr. George W. Sadler, class of 1910. Sadler was the board secretary for Africa, Europe, and the Near East. According to Sadler, there was…
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