Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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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,…

This announcement says that the first meeting of the Women's Lifestyle Committee will be on September 20th. It states that the purpose of the committee is "understanding men and women as partners in humanity rather than as rivals in their sexes." The…

A photo in the 1978 yearbook shows a banner for the Women Lifestyle Committee's annual "Lifestyles Conference," which was held from January 27-29 in the winter of 1978. The theme of 1978 was "Partners in Humanity." The Women's Lifestyle Committee was…

This Collegian article describes the Women's Lifestyle Committee's annual "Lifestyles Conference," which was held from January 27-29 in the winter of 1978. The theme of 1978 was "Partners in Humanity." The article subtly hints at the state of gender…

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…

This article briefly describes a meeting attended by delegates from the University of Richmond, Kit Vander-Shalie, Arlene Moore, Vivian Bolton, and Dr. Suzanne Lough of the Southeastern International Relations Club. The meeting at Randolph-Macon…

This spread in The Web 1983 highlights Circle K and other Greek organizations such as Sigma Phi Epsilon and Phi Delta Theta that helped sponsor the Annual Superkids Day to raise money for the Virginia Lung Association. This event gave asthmatic…

The bottom photograph features members of the International Relations Club. This student organization was formed to help international students become accustomed to the University and the unique challenges they faced.

The bottom photograph features the members of the Student Organization for Black Awareness (SOBA), the first black student organization at the university. The University of Richmond enrolled its first black residential student, Barry Greene, onto the…

The bottom photograph on the Rifle Team page features a Confederate Spidey patch next to a NRA (National Rifle Association) safe hunter patch on what is presumably a rifle team uniform. Rather than holding the Confederate flag like in most other…
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