Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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The Minority Student Union (MSU) put on a dance in Millheiser Memorial Gym on Saturday Dec, 6. This dance was free and open to the entire school.

This article describes the burst of minority students enrolling in the University that year. This effort to recruit some 40 minorities was spearheaded by Dr. Tinina Cade, the Director of Minority Affairs at the University of Richmond. She would go…

This editorial was written by contributing editor Scott Shepard to object the name change of the Minority Student Union to the the Multicultural Student Union. Shepard uses this name change to lambast minority student groups, particularly those for…

In this oral history interview, Iria Jones (W’87) sat down with Eden Wolfer (’20) and Rena Xiao (’20) on July 2, 2018, in Boatwright Memorial Library. Over the course of the one hour interview, Jones discussed her experience as one…

In this oral history interview, Stanley Jones (R’83) sat down with Ayele d’Almeida (’20) and Jacob Roberson (’19) on June 20, 2018, in Boatwright Memorial Library. Over the course of the one hour and forty minute interview,…

In this letter, senior Coretta Fitzgerald expresses her “surprise and dismay” at many of the flyers and posters she had put up for the Martin Luther King Day Celebration being torn down two hours after she put them up. She explained that…

Individuals who are interested in rushing Alpha Kappa Alpha and Delta Sigma Theta are supported by members of various organizations on the University of Richmond campus and across the greater Richmond community. Organizations such as the Minority…

In this oral history interview, Kevin Jones (‘94) sat down with Cole Richard (’21) and Jisu Song (‘22) on June 18, 2019, in Boatwright Memorial Library. Over the course of the one hour interview, Jones discussed his experience as…

As University of Richmond students watched the televised Black Action Movement at the University of Massachusetts, discussions and debates followed regarding instances of racism happening on campus. Sociology professors Henry Stewart and Willie Dell,…

This University of Richmond Collegian article raises awareness for the work of the Minority Student Union (MSU) in sponsoring Black History Month events. These events, under the title “Unfinished Business: Fulfilling the Dream” include events…
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