Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

Continued Exclusion

Continued racism, isolation, and marginalization of people of color in the social scene even after bringing black sororities to campus 

Although historically black sororities were brough to campus and created a social space for some black women, many minority students continue to feel isolated and left out of the larger social scene of the student community. Students of color organized various different events and clubs to provide a safe space where marginalized individuals could unite. Opinion pieces highlight the restrictive nature of the institution in regards to student activism and the university’s claims of “diversity” and “inclusivity.” The emotions and opinions of minority students are brought to light as university practices are speculated upon.

Continued Exclusion