Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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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…

According to this University of Richmond Collegian article, the Board of Trustees has passed a Westhampton Senate proposal allowing men to eat at the court dining hall during dinner hours. The court dining hall was the all-female dining hall intended…

This describes an upcoming performance by the Richmond Performing Gospel Choir. The performance was to be at a basketball game against American University, and the choir was to sing "The Negro National Anthem," written by James Weldon Johnson. The…

This article criticizes the continuing separation between Richmond College and Westhampton College, arguing that the division makes UR operate "as a summer camp environment with a lake in the middle," and that it was time that "steps were taken to…

This is an opinion piece refers to a free speech booth that appeared on campus, highlighting a lack of activism on campus by mentioning "the lack of serious presentation of ideas." This article references a student's demand to end communist nations,…

This short feature promotes activities happening during the LesBiGay Week that will be hosted by the Lambda Coalition on April 29-21. There will be events such as a documentary showing and a talk by the executive director of the American Civil…

Five students respond to the question “Would a disabled student have a hard time at the University?” Each student responds with an affirmation of the difficulties a disabled individual would face on campus, such as a lack of elevators, disregard…

After a 1970 march on President George Modlin’s house related to the Vietnam War, Richmond College freshmen Jonathan Lewis and Richard Newman requested to meet with Dr. Modlin “to discuss the problems of the University” only to be admonished by…

This article reports that Donald Wilson, editor-in-chief of the Messenger, was removed from his position by the Board of Publications due to "breach of contract in several particulars." There had been "continued strained relations" between Wilson and…

In this oral history interview, James Reed (R’81) sat down with Johnnette Johnson (’20) and Cole Richard (’21) on June 11, 2019, in Boatwright Memorial Library. Over the course of the one-hour interview, Reed spoke about his time as…
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