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Article "Students Will Compete For Prizes For Essays: Cash Prizes Offered for Best Oration or Essay on Subject of Race Relations"

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Article "Students Will Compete For Prizes For Essays: Cash Prizes Offered for Best Oration or Essay on Subject of Race Relations"

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This article features an announcement put out by the Commission on Interracial Cooperation (CIC), which was an organization that “encouraged an interracial dialogue and south to alleviate the worst injustices” (Smith, p. 14). In addition, “black members [of CIC] challenged whites over the appropriate pace and breadth of change” (Smith, p. 14). This particular article in the Collegian discusses how the CIC is having a competition for the three best orations or essays on race relations, submitted by students in Southern white colleges during the present school year. The articles states, "The purpose of the contest it to encourage study and discussion of this subject among college students."

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"Students Will Compete For Prizes For Essays: Cash Prizes Offered for Best Oration or Essay on Subject of Race Relations." The Richmond Collegian XI, no. 19, (February 13, 1925): 4. http://collegian.richmond.edu/cgi-bin/richmond?a=d&d=COL19250213.2.30&e=-------en-20--1--txt-txIN-------

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The Collegian, University of Richmond

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1925-02-13

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English

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Richmond (Va.)

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“Article "Students Will Compete For Prizes For Essays: Cash Prizes Offered for Best Oration or Essay on Subject of Race Relations",” Race & Racism at the University of Richmond, accessed October 13, 2019, http://memory.richmond.edu/items/show/228.