Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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This image found in The Web 1952 is an image of Yeun Kan Hsu of Richmond, Virginia. He is potentially, alongside Yau Wing Lee of Richmond, one of the first Chinese-Americans to attend the University of Richmond. He was neither pictured nor mentioned…

This image found in The Web 1952 is an image of Yau Wing Lee of Richmond, Virginia. He is potentially, alongside Yeun Kan Hsu, one of the first Chinese-American students at the University of Richmond. He was neither pictured nor mentioned in any…

This image found in The Web 1974 yearbook focuses on interest groups at the University of Richmond. One group featured in this selection, in the middle row right photograph, was that of the Student Organization for Black Awareness (SOBA), the first…

This image in The Web 1972 features the first Black residential campus student at the University of Richmond, Barry Greene. In this photo, he poses with his fraternity brothers of Zeta Beta Tau, a historically Jewish fraternity -- at this time there,…

This image in The Web 1971 features the first Black residential campus student at the University of Richmond, Barry Greene. In this photo, he poses with his fraternity brothers of Zeta Beta Tau, a historically Jewish fraternity. A description of the…

This image found in The Web 1973 yearbook is an image of student Seun Hi Kim. Kim is potentially the first Korean-American student to attend the University of Richmond. This picture features Kim in her Junior year at the University of Richmond.

The top right photograph was published in The Web 1975 yearbook. It features a group of students at a fraternity social. There is a Confederate flag hanging in the background.

This image from The Web 1970 yearbook is a class photo of Barry Greene, the first Black student allowed to enroll to the University of Richmond's main campus. During his time at UR, Greene joined a Jewish fraternity, Zeta Beta Tau, and earned a…

This image was found in The Web 1975 yearbook. It features the Student Organization for Black Awareness (SOBA); it was the University of Richmond's first black student led organization. The first black student -- Barry Greene -- was not allowed to…

This photo was published in The Web 1975 yearbook. It features the University of Richmond's marching band holding up several flags, including the Confederate flag right next to the U.S. flag.
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