Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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In this oral history interview, James Reed (R’81) sat down with Johnnette Johnson (’20) and Cole Richards (’21) on June 11, 2019, in Boatwright Memorial Library. Over the course of the one-hour interview, Reed spoke about his time…

In this oral history interview, Rueben Turner (R’81) sat down with Johnnette Johnson (’20) and Jisu Song ('22) on June 19, 2019, in Boatwright Memorial Library. Over the course of the one hour interview, Turner spoke about his time as a…

In this oral history interview, Beth Marschak (W'72) sat down with Jisu Song ('22) and Shira Greer ('22) on June 17, 2019 at University of Richmond Downtown. Over the course of the one hour interview, Marschak talks about growing up in the city of…

In this oral history interview, Dominic Finney (R ‘99) sat down with Shira Greer (‘22) and Jenifer Yi (‘22) on June 12, 2019, in Boatwright Memorial Library. Over the course of the one hour and fifteen minute interview, Finney…

Criticism escalates around the issue of student growth and activism as the writer puts faculty and staff to shame. Grassroots movements are applauded but thought of as impossible at the University of Richmond due to administrative control and lack of…

The chartering of the first Historically Black Sorority at the University of Richmond is garnering attention as eight Westhampton College students diligently work to uphold the name of Delta Sigma Theta. This nationally recognized sorority was…

Individuals who are interested in rushing Alpha Kappa Alpha and Delta Sigma Theta are supported by members of various organizations on the University of Richmond campus and across the greater Richmond community. Organizations such as the Minority…

Historically Black Sororities Alpha Kappa Alpha and Delta Sigma Theta were chosen by a committee to colonize at the University of Richmond. Both national sororities are in preparations to present themselves to the students who are interested in…

Although the colonization of both Alpha Kappa Alpha and Delta Sigma Theta had progressed smoothly, the Historically Black Sororities are not able to colonize at the University of Richmond until the fall semester of the next school year. There were no…

Alpha Kappa Alpha and Delta Sigma Theta were the two Historically Black Sororities chosen by the Committee on Sororities to colonize at the University of Richmond. Once a proposal was written asking for the colonization of Historically Black…
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