Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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This article talks about the tri-annual National Student Assembly where MRS. Louise Cardozo's belief in American patriotism was reinstated by watching the youth carry out intense conversations about different aspects of the ongoing war. She was…

The article in The Collegian called “B.S.U. Adopts Resolution on Racial Issue,” published May 16th, 1958 discusses the Virginia Student Baptist Union (BSU) at their spring retreat held April 18-20, 1958, at which they adopted a resolution…

This article discusses how congressman Brooks Hays said that Christians had “grown soft” during this time. He claimed that he was not an advocate for mass integration, but that he was against discrimination. He expressed that Christians…

At a Future Teachers of America Club meeting in March of 1956, the members discussed how integration would affect teachers. Mrs. Zada D. Carver, senior counselor and sponsor of the FTA Club at John Marshall High School, and Dr. Spencer D. Albright,…

The article discusses an informal dance organized to honor the new members of the Philogians Literary Society, fraternity on campus involved with Student Government,university debates, oratory and other literary events. The article states how Dean…

This article discusses a poll conducted by Psychology students based on 20 questions compiled by John Ridenour, asking students about various issues like divorce laws, segregation and premarital sex. The poll also focuses on the liberalism and…

This article addresses the University of Richmond's investments in South Africa during apartheid. It explains how different governments are divesting in South African companies following the Sullivan Principles, a set of guidelines a company must…

On September 10, 1963, Executive Director of the University of Richmond Young Democratic Club, Dabney Lee, wrote the Mayor of Farmville, Virginia, William Watkins, on behalf of a black minister, Rev. L. F. Griffin, in Farmville. Lee began the letter…

This document is a letter from George M. Modlin, the President at the University of Richmond, to Lillian M. Weaver, the Chairman of the Commission on Democracy in the Schools, that was sent on September 24, 1951. This letter was sent in response to…

This document is a letter from John E. Leard, the City Editor for The Richmond News Leader, to President George M. Modlin. On April 23, 1954, Leard wrote to Modlin to ask about the university’s plans for "expansion of their facilities in the event…
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