Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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In this poem, the narrator claims that Jewish people always live in sukkot (plural form of sukkah), defined at the end of the piece as "a small tent built for a week of meals and prayer to celebrate the Jewish harvest holiday of Succoth." It…

The 1967 edition of the Messenger's theme was "controversy." Its final piece, "The 20th Century vs. The U of R," argues that the University should have less of an influence on students' morality and not act as their "guardian." The piece's author,…

The proceedings of the Multicultural Overnight Visitation Experience (MOVE) is narrated by the writer as they share their opinions on the significance of sharing individuals’ multicultural experiences. The writer shares that they are a white…

This memo from University of Richmond President E. Bruce Heilman to administrators including Charles E. Glassick, Louis W. Moelchert, Jr., H. Gerald Quigg, William H. Leftwich, and C.J. Gray shares a November 1975 memo from the Department of Health,…

One of the courses taught by the Sociology department in 1961 was titled "Race and Culture." Based on the description of the course, it was based on human relations of ethnic groups in Asia, Europe and the Americas. Unlike the years before, there was…

One of the courses available to sociology students in 1948 was called "Ethnic Minorities." The course covered ethnic minorities in Asia and Europe, as well as immigrants to the US. The description further states that the "Negro in the United States"…

This poem contrasts the longings of two Mexican men. The first, "born into Gayety Hall," feels out of place during a visit to Mexico and wishes to be back home in busy Manhattan. The second, born in Mexico, is in the setting that the first dreams of,…
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