Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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This article describes the burst of minority students enrolling in the University that year. This effort to recruit some 40 minorities was spearheaded by Dr. Tinina Cade, the Director of Minority Affairs at the University of Richmond. She would go…

Pictured in the third row of the track team photograph from The Web 1971 is Norman Williams, who was the first black athlete on the track team and the first black athlete to receive a full scholarship from the University. According to the Collegian,…

This article describes the athletic eligibility problem at University of Richmond. The issue involves several athletes who do not have the required 1.6 GPA. The NCAA previously contacted Richmond about the average, which the athletic director said…

This article talks about how freshman Norman Williams was the highlight of the recent VMI relays for the Spiders after breaking the long jump record. Williams broke the 16-year-old record by 2 inches. As a freshman, he competed in the triple jump,…

The article talks about Weldon Edwards, University of Richmond's first black football player to receive a grant-in-aid. Edwards had many schools to choose from, but ultimately chose Richmond because of how prestigious a school it was and how close it…

This article highlights the first black athlete given a full scholarship to the University of Richmond. Norman Williams was offered a full-ride for his achievements in track and field at First Colonial High School in Virginia Beach. Williams was also…
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