Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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Famous Hampton Quartet scheduled to sing at the Sunday Vespers held at the Cannon Memorial Chapel at 7:00 pm Sunday evening. The quartet comes to Richmond every year on an annual tour through the state; tours made to arouse interest in the work and…

As part of their program of "varied and attractive services," the Student Committee on Religious Worship scheduled the Richmond Sabbath Glee Club to present Sunday evening at 7:00 pm at the Vesper Service in the Cannon Memorial Chapel. Led by Joseph…

This article discusses Richmond College Professor, Dr. Mead's speech at the Westhampton Assembly on April 16, 1934. Talking on his time in South America, he discusses the derivation of the word "carioca," explaining that its origin is in the…

Under the student government section of the Richmond College report, the sponsoring of Black Student Day is discussed. The Senate sponsored a day for black students from the Richmond area to be guests on campus in the month of April. An informative…

Under the student affairs section of the annual Westhampton College report, Dean Gehring talked about the continued support by YWCA of the Nigerian international student Irene Ebhomielen. She further mentioned the fundraisers organized to arrange…

According to Dean Gehring, an increased interest has been seen from the university faculty and students to recruit a diversified student body. They wanted to recruit students from other socio-economic, racial, and geographic backgrounds. About 12…

The Registrar's appendix report on registration shows that University College had 1,071 students enrolled. The report also shows the ethnic makeup of University of Richmond. There were 25 hispanic students, 5 American Indian or Alaskan Native, 17…

One of the courses available to sociology students in 1948 was called "Ethnic Minorities." The course covered ethnic minorities in Asia and Europe, as well as immigrants to the US. The description further states that the "Negro in the United States"…

The Richmond Times-Dispatch published this article on June 06, 1961 in response to a commencement address given at the University of Richmond by Dr. Claudius O. Johnson. Dr. Johnson was a former professor of history and political science at…

This is a report on the current state and history of minority students on campus as well as student engagement with minorities from the University of Richmond in 1973. This fact sheet lists the efforts the University of Richmond has made with…
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