Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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In this oral history interview, Rayford L. Harris, Jr. (R’77) sat down with Rena Xiao (’20) and Eden Wolfer (’20) on July 1, 2018, in Boatwright Memorial Library. Over the course of the one hour and forty minute interview, Harris…

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…

This opinion piece congratulates the sponsors of speaker events during this school year for "high caliber speakers" including Paul Duke, Gerald Ford, and Andrew Young. It says that Andrew Young demonstrated his "high intelligence, sense of compassion…

Otto Selig from Petersburg, Virginia writes that many of the statements Andrew Young made in his November 1980 speech at the University need to be challenged. Amongst other things, he also argues it is “Almost grotesque that Young mentioned our…

This article covers Andrew Young's speech at the University of Richmond in November of 1980. In it, he argues that the United States has an upper hand over the Soviet Union in the Cold War because, although the USSR does have larger missiles, they…

In 1987, the University Student Union invited sexologist Roger Libby to speak. He explored topics such as “dating, friendships, honesty, trust, respect, morals, partner equality and responsibility— including contraception and sexually…

In this article penned for the Collegian, Andrew Young urges young people to be more active citizens and voters in their local college community. He also suggests that if a college student would like to make a difference, they should sign up for…
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