Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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This article discusses how Professor Hancock, a "colored teacher of sociology at the Union College of Richmond," came into Dr. Harlan’s sociology class at the University of Richmond. Hancock’s talk was titled, "The Negro and His…

This Collegian editorial reflects upon the integration of the University of Richmond's main campus. Although black students had been accepted into the university in previous years, the editorial noted that there were five full-time black students…

This Collegian article announces a workshop on student attitudes towards racism, sponsored by the Westhampton College YWCA, the Richmond Human Relations Commission, and Virginia Union University. The workshop's aims were "to establish dialogue on…

This article recounted a racially mixed meeting planned by the Richmond Human Relations Commissions between University of Richmond and Virginia Union University students to discus racial awareness, prejudice, and discrimination. This session began…

This Collegian article, written by features editor Don Owen, is about a proposed faculty exchange with Virginia Union, a local, historically black university. The exchange, which was proposed by the United States Department of Health, Education, and…

“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 Collegian article is aimed to notify students of a "racial awareness session" organized by both the University of Richmond and Virginia Union University. Through activities such as showcasing a race sensitivity film, the session aims to produce…

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…

Education writer for the Richmond Times-Dispatch, Robert Holland, wrote this article to cover a local interracial seminar for public schools, sponsored by the University of Richmond, held at University College, in 1967. Community leaders voiced their…

This letter was written by President Modlin, to a Richmond College alum, Mr. Lewis M. Latane on April 10, 1964. President Modlin began this letter by thanking Mr. Latane for his response to the letter sent to alumni the previous month. He also…
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