Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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This document is a report, "Report of the Dean of Students Richmond College and School of Business Administration," written by William E. Baker, Dean of Students, for the 1970-1971 school year. It discussed student activities such as student…

This Collegian article discusses the activities at the first annual meeting of the Mu Sigma Rho literary society. One of the activities during the meeting was a debate titled, "The United States government should help to transport Negroes back to…

This Op-Ed was published in The Collegian by Ryan Moser, class of 2005. In this piece, Moser argues that American culture has begun to dehumanize terrorists in favor of violence and death. He uses the terms "Redcoats," "Redmen," "Kraut," "Japs,"…

This Op-Ed was published on October 10, 2003 in The Collegian. It was written by student Romney Smith who criticized a U.S. Court ruling that allowed the NFL team, The Washington Redskins, to keep its name, despite allegations that it was racist.…

This feature was published on February 13, 2003, by The Collegian. This article discusses an event in which the Liberty Society -- a non-partisan student group -- held a bake sale in which they sold cookies, but at different price points in order to…

This Op-Ed published in The Collegian features two opinion articles arguing for opposing views on affirmative action. The first was written by student Danielle Orron who wrote in support of affirmative action. In her piece, Orron followed a…

This Op-Ed written in 1999 is what seems to be a satirical piece arguing against negative stereotypes of Southern Culture. In it, the two writers argue that University of Richmond, despite being located in the former capital of the Confederacy, is…

This Op-Ed was published in The Collegian in 1989 and written by student, Rick Mayes. In this article, Mayes responds to a past article written by student Harvey Whitney. In his piece, Mayes criticizes Whitney as being divisive and for promoting…

This Op-Ed was written by students Jeffrey Hatch and Robert Winslow, both class of 1992. In this piece, they defend the writings of Harvey Whitney, who they believe is the only student creating necessary dialogue on campus about race and politics.…

This Op-Ed was published in The Collegian in 1989 and was written by student John Crooks, class of 1991. This piece is another criticism of student Harvey Whitney and his contributions to the Collegian newspaper. The piece begins with Crooks…
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