Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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In a description of the Richmond social scene, the article says "As the capital of the old confederacy, Richmond has a richness of heritage... The legacy of the War Between the States is an intrinsic part of Richmond. It is manifested in the southern…

This photo from The Web 1984 shows the members of Kappa Alpha posing in front of the Robert E. Lee statue on Monument Avenue in Richmond, Virginia. Kappa Alpha considers Robert E. Lee the "spiritual founder" of the fraternity, and references to him…

This photo collage in The Web 1980 celebrates the city of Richmond and features various photos such as the Robert E. Lee monument and an aerial view of the Virginia State Capitol and the surrounding area in the section "Looking Back: 150 Years at the…

Members of Kappa Alpha pose in front of the Robert E. Lee statue on Monument Avenue in Richmond, Virginia for their 1979 yearbook picture.

Fraternity members of Kappa Sigma pose with the Jefferson Davis Memorial on Monument Avenue. Jefferson Davis was president of the Confederate States of America from 1861-1865.

The 1975 Web features a photograph of probably Robert E. Lee or Stonewall Jackson from Monument Avenue. The photo, probably representing the "past" reads, "This is our time in history. Past..."

The photograph on page 287 of The Web 1971 shows the brothers of the Kappa Alpha fraternity holding a large Confederate flag in front of the Robert E. Lee statue on Monument Avenue. A description on the previous page describes "Robert E. Lee on the…
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