Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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In the first installment of the “Coming out of hiding: Homosexuals at UR” series, Kevin Kendall writes about the experiences of gay, lesbian, and bisexual students on campus The article includes excepts from anonymized interviews with…

In this article, Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) President Warren W. Brandt accuses federal civil rights officials of making busy work in their push for more desegregation. According to Dr. Brandt, "VCU has fully complied with federal edicts…

This article describes the Lambda Coalition and the purpose of the organization to create a space for the LGBTQ community on the University of Richmond campus. Members of the organization share testaments of how the coalition works to raise…

This article describes obscene phone calls and harassment experienced by Westhampton College students. Students describe the calls as frightening and scary. A freshman in Lora Robins Court described receiving a regular phone call after arriving home…

This article discusses the imbalanced in black men to black women at the University of Richmond. Black students made up only 1% of the school's population, with only six black women enrolled at the time. This imbalance led to black students to seek…

The article “SOBA Activities Hampered This Year” published on December 7th, 1978, describes the decline in Students Organizing for Black Awareness (SOBA) club members, and as a result the few number of events hosted by the club. The former…

This is an article found in the September 6, 1993 copy of the Richmond Times-Dispatch Theatre/Dance section. Two pages--one full article--was found on J1 and J6. J1 explores the pros and cons with the development of university theatre departments…

A forum talk show known as College Talk, previously called UR Talks, entertains callers and listeners as juniors Allan Young and Todd Flora co-host the show together. Their talk show tackles difficult discussions such as homosexuality and sex, while…

“Product of Neglect: The Absence of a Black Social Life,” is an editorial published in The Collegian on October 1st, 1971. The article encourages black students to get all that they can out of the University of Richmond, and what they cannot find…

This letter was written by John J. Wicker Jr., a Richmond lawyer and former member of the Virginia Senate from the 36th District, to the Editor in Chief of the Richmond-Times Dispatch on November 25, 1968. Wicker was concerned with the editor's…
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