Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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Iraj Jalai—pictured in the third column, fourth row—was from Tehran, Iran and graduated from the School of Business Administration with a B.S. in management. According to the senior statistics section of The Web 1975, he was on Dean's List and a…

This image was taken from The Web 1975 yearbook. It lists the achievements and activities the class of 1975 were involved in. Seun Hi Kim's information is found here. Kim graduated with a B.A. in Studio Art, made the Dean's list, and was a member of…

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.

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 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 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 photo was published in The Web 1974 yearbook. It is a page dedicated to the University of Richmond's fraternities and showcases their different events. In the center photographs, students are gathered together in a field flying a Confederate…

This description in The Web 1974 documents the changing attitudes of students in regards to physical appearance. The text considers what "UR students of a 100 years ago" would have thought of "unisex haircuts, women wearing slacks to classes,…

This yearbook page includes a photograph of the 1973 University of Richmond football team. The photo shows ten black athletes on the team. It also has a roster of players and coaching staff, and a description of the season.

Manuel Jose Alfonso—pictured in the first column, first row—was from Caracas, Venezuela and graduated with a B.S. in Industrial Management. He was on Dean's List and a member of Alpha Kappa Psi.
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