Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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This spread in The Web 1983 highlights Circle K and other Greek organizations such as Sigma Phi Epsilon and Phi Delta Theta that helped sponsor the Annual Superkids Day to raise money for the Virginia Lung Association. This event gave asthmatic…

This article from the Collegian addresses the controversy surrounding the University of Richmond’s water polo club’s sale of calendars featuring photos of a different Westhampton and School of Business Administration student each month. Steven…

This Collegian article, published December 12, 1947, is about a talent show organized by Westhampton College freshmen to benefit the World Student Service Fund, an international student relief organization. The show, which took place on December 10,…

This Collegian article discusses a University of Richmond planned auction to raise tuition money for Miss Irene Ebhomielen, a Nigerian student. Ebhomielen's first year's tuition was paid by the Westhampton International student fund. The Westhampton…

This article reported on a blackface minstrel show that was presented by Westhampton College. The article discusses how the proceeds from the show went to aid the Water Pageant. The show consisted of "hearty jokes and songs."

This article reviews the Westhampton College Class of 1924’s benefit show “Sophisticated Vaudeville.” In the summary, the author writes that Westhampton students wrote and performed the show. Especially of note is the first act…

This article announces a performance put on by Richmond College students to benefit The Collegian. The article notes that the first part of the performance is a blackface minstrel show performed by men in Richmond College. Minstrel shows were either…
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