Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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Written by sophomore Gina Davis, this 1992 Collegian article was written in response to the Collegian not covering an on campus talk give by Susan Faludi, a renowned feminist and 1991 Pulitzer Prize winner. Despite the fact that the talk had the…

This 1991 Collegian article discusses the viewpoint of Elizabeth Fox-Genovese, who is a professor of history and the director of women's studies at Emory University. She spoke at the University of Richmond, advocating her view that "Southern women…

This is an editorial where the writer criticizes the University's curriculum and scholarship. The student talks about how the University offers "no specific courses in Islam or Shintoism or Buddhism." The student also mentions how the English…

This article from the Collegian in 1984 summarizes lectures given by four women historians in a symposium on "Women in Southern Society" as part of the Douglas Southall Freeman lecture series at the University of Richmond. Speaker Catherine Clinton…

This Collegian article summarizes the main points of Dick Gregory's lecture on campus in 1970. Dick Gregory was a black comedian, author, actor, activist, and civil rights leader. His speech was attended by a crowd of about 800, mainly consisting of…

The article, "Race Conditions Discussed in Class" published by The Collegian on October 26th, 1923 is about Brunor Lasker engaging his class in discussion about racism. Brunor Lasker was the associate editor of The Survey and worked with the…

This Collegian article discusses Dr. Ryland's lecture to the YMCA on The Effect of War on Religion. According to him, war brings people closer to God. He urged students to continue cultivating the spirit of energy if they hope to succeed. The lecture…

This president report is a combination of both University College and the Junior College. It hosts statistics, and other information about both schools. Junior College in its second year had 293 students and University College had 4,513 including…

Oliver W. Hill was a civil rights activist who came to lecture at the University of Richmond in October 1987 for "The Supreme Court, the Bill of Rights and Law" series that was sponsored by UR's history department and a grant from Virginia Foundation…

The article, "Historical Pattern of Unequal Treatment Shown Towards Blacks" published by The Collegian August 8th, 1972 is a recount of a speech given by Dr. Letitia Brown. Dr. Brown discussed the discrimination free blacks faced from before the…
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