Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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In this oral history interview, Madieth Malone (W’72) and Isabelle (Thomas) LeSane (W’72) sat down with Jacob Roberson (’19) and Ayele d’Almeida (’20) on March 5, 2019 in the Westhampton College Deanery Living Room. In…

This article discusses the speaker Russell Jones who was a student at Virginia Union and an "outstanding" young leader. He discussed the Richmond Intercollegiate Council, and encouraged audience members that are interested in the world to join. He…

This article invites students to attend a forum discussion that will speak on the future of American Race relations, especially in the context of the Durham Conference. Reverend Doctor Richard McKinney will lead the forum, and is noted as one of the…

This article describes a recent seminar sponsored by the Y.W.C.A. in which a variety of speakers discussed the nature of their areas of expertise. Dean Martha Lucas opened with a discussion of world religion, followed by Betsy Rice and Leah Levin…

This article talks about a performance by an African American singer, Marian Anderson. Anderson was a celebrated contralto. She performed on the University Radio Guild’s Chapel conceit hour, accompanied by a male chorus. Anderson was an…

This article describes an event which was hosted by the Inter- American Institute at Westhampton college where a Brazilian lecturer spoke about her tolerance towards people of color mainly Indians, African-Americans and Portuguese.

This article discusses a Marionette show that featured the voice of African American student, Francis Foster. Foster attended Virginia Union University, and the show took place at St. Catherine's in Richmond under the director of the department Mr.…

The Winter 1971 Alumni Bulletin features an image and accompanying profile of Irene Ebhomielen of Nigeria. Ebhomielen was an international student on the University of Richmond campus, attending the University partly because of the financial…

This article reports on Beryl Dennis' experience at the University after transferring from Cuttington University College in Liberia. Dennis, the daughter of the Liberian ambassador to the US and Canada, notes the similarities in course selections,…
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