Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

Article "Black Athlete Chose Spiders Over Other Reputable Teams"

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Article "Black Athlete Chose Spiders Over Other Reputable Teams"

Description

This article highlights the signing of Carlton Mack to the basketball team. Mack was the first black athlete to be signed by the University of Richmond and chose Richmond over other prestigious schools like Dartmouth, Davidson, Lafayette, and Western Maryland. Mack says he is excited to attend Richmond because it has a good academic reputation, but notes that "there really is no social life to offer the black athlete here, but I must admit that everyone has been real nice to me." The article continues to quote Mack on his optimism for the season ahead and the differences he sees between high school basketball and college basketball.

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Trevillian, Don. "Black Athlete Chose Spiders Over Other Reputable Teams." The University of Richmond Collegian LVIII, no. 15, (January 15, 1971): 6. https://collegian.richmond.edu/cgi-bin/richmond?a=d&d=COL19710115.2.27&srpos=5&e=------197-en-20--1--txt-txIN-

Publisher

The Collegian, University of Richmond

Date

1971-01-15

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English

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Richmond (Va.)

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Trevillian, Don, “Article "Black Athlete Chose Spiders Over Other Reputable Teams",” Race & Racism at the University of Richmond, accessed December 7, 2019, http://memory.richmond.edu/items/show/2200.