Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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The 1967 edition of the Messenger's theme was "controversy." Its final piece, "The 20th Century vs. The U of R," argues that the University should have less of an influence on students' morality and not act as their "guardian." The piece's author,…

Professor Arthur B. Gunlicks wrote President George M. Modlin to share his concerns about planning for the next school year. His first recommendation was to improve the lighting along the sidewalk from Boatwright Library to North and South Court. …

This article discusses the popularity of "Negro spirituals" in the US and abroad. The Sabbath Glee Club, presumably either a black choir brought in to perform for the white audience, or a white University Glee Club appropriating this music, performed…

This column published in the Richmond Alumni Bulletin describes the opinion of University of Richmond alumni, Dr. George W. Sadler, class of 1910. Sadler was the board secretary for Africa, Europe, and the Near East. According to Sadler, there was…

In this short essay supporting American expansion, S. J. Rowland gives a brief history on the concept of colonization by the British, and then gives a chronological history of the United States' acquisition of land in the contiguous country and…
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