Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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A description of Halloween in The Web 1980 describes students dressed as "Ku Klux Klan members and oil-seeking Arabs." During the week before Halloween, students were also "lectured to on rape prevention." Several students are depicted in culturally…

Outlining the history and ideals of the KKK, Anne-Martin condemns the KKK and their inherent ignorance. She calls them "poor white trash" and explains their ignorant white supremacist views. She states that their leader Eldon L. Edwards' ideas of…

The image in the top left of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon photo collage shows fraternity members dressed as Ku Klux Klan members standing around a black man with his neck in a noose at the fraternity lodge. The photo of fraternity members in the top right…

This article reports on a debate held by the Mu Sigma Rho Literary Society, resolving that the Ku Klux Klan should be abolished. The debate, according to the article, "waxed hot on both sides, the decision finally going to the affirmative." In…

This column discusses many different issues present in the 1920s. It asks questions such as, "What is your opinion of Soviet Russia? What is your attitude regarding German reparations? Where do you stand on prohibition and law enforcement? Are you…

On this two page spread for the Southwest Virginia Club at Richmond College, a collage of photographs on page 233 picturing students engaging in activities such as playing instruments and playing sports. On the third row in the far left photo, there…

This short story, authored by Leslie Jones, is titled "A New Review of an Old Book." The story talks about religion and its interpretations throughout time, often lightheartedly mocking different religions. Judaism, Hinduism, Christianity and the Ku…
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