Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

Poem "Cocktails at Five"

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Title

Poem "Cocktails at Five"

Description

This poem by a white student describes two "bums," one black and one white, who ultimately realize that, despite their differences and the oppressive attitudes of the white person towards the black person, each is the only friend that the other has.

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Source

Witherell, Tom. "Cocktails at Five." The Messenger (1985): 27. University Archives, RG 24 Student Publications. Virginia Baptist Historical Society, Richmond, Virginia.

Publisher

The Messenger, University of Richmond

Date

1981

Language

English

Type

Identifier

Messenger1981.27-1981.JPG

Coverage

Richmond (Va.)

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Witherell, Tom, “Poem "Cocktails at Five",” Race & Racism at the University of Richmond, accessed October 19, 2020, http://memory.richmond.edu/items/show/3004.