Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

Article "Mr. Kester Addresses Sociology Class on Important Subject, 'Race Relations'"

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Article "Mr. Kester Addresses Sociology Class on Important Subject, 'Race Relations'"

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Howard Kester from the Federation of Reconciliation, a religious nonviolent organization, addressed Rolvix Harlan's sociology class on race relations. In the talk, Kester advocated for white students to shift their perspectives on view Black people. Kester encouraged white people to support Black educational institutions and churches and to form a brotherhood. Kester was a minister in the Congregational Church, educated at Princeton Theological Seminary, and associated with the Christian Socialist movement. Kester investigated lynchings for the NAACP and ACLU, was involved in the Young Men's Christian Association, and the Southern Tenant Farmer's Union.

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The Collegian Archive

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"Mr. Kester Addresses Sociology Class On Important Subject, 'Race Relations.''" The Richmond Collegian XIV, no. 8, (November 11, 1927): 1,5. http://collegian.richmond.edu/cgi-bin/richmond?a=d&d=COL19271111.2.9&e=-------en-20--1--txt-txIN-------#

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November 11, 1927

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English

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Richmond (Va,)

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“Article "Mr. Kester Addresses Sociology Class on Important Subject, 'Race Relations'",” Race & Racism at the University of Richmond, accessed December 12, 2019, http://memory.richmond.edu/items/show/165.