Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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This article which appeared in the Wall Street Journal on April 12, 1979 discusses how the law has changed to forbid "sex discrimination in educational institutions that get federal funds." It brings up that the Department of Health, Education, and…

This article highlights the Agnew Award given to the Virginia State University athletic department. A player named Walter L. Lovett Jr. was "in violation of the transfer and the academic requirements." The Trojans had to forfeit the two events Lovett…

This article describes the athletic eligibility problem at University of Richmond. The issue involves several athletes who do not have the required 1.6 GPA. The NCAA previously contacted Richmond about the average, which the athletic director said…

This article talks about how freshman Norman Williams was the highlight of the recent VMI relays for the Spiders after breaking the long jump record. Williams broke the 16-year-old record by 2 inches. As a freshman, he competed in the triple jump,…

This article describes the sentiments felt by members of the basketball team about the last year of University of Richmond's season in the Southern Conference. The starting center, Mike Morton, explains his "disappointment" with their season and…

This article indicated that the Justice Department’s lack of appeal to the decision banning investigation of sex discrimination in UR’s athletic department “warded off a probe at the College of William and Mary.” Ronald Gilliam, deputy…

This yearbook page includes a photograph of the 1973 University of Richmond football team. The photo shows ten black athletes on the team. It also has a roster of players and coaching staff, and a description of the season.

This picture in the athletics section of the 1951 yearbook shows all the 1950 varsity athletes and coaches. Amongst the coaches, a black man can be seen standing at the left corner. Although only his first name, "Esau," is given, it can be determined…

The editorial "Spirit" published by The Collegian December 7th, 1972 highlights school spirit at the University of Richmond. Due to a popular and high profile basketball game there was an influx in school spirit. The article additionally commends…

The article “Spider Coaches Sign Prep Stars,” published May 22nd, 1970, is about the basketball recruits for the year. Carlton Mack, Richmond’s first black basketball player was one of these recruits. The article describes his height, and…
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