Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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There was much worry in 1970 when Dick Gregory, the comedian and black activist, came to campus for the University Student Union lecture series. Jim Winders, the writer of this article, explains the importance of having controversial speakers on…

This is a satirical piece commenting on the perceived apathy of students at the University of Richmond. The author consistently says that he has nothing to say, because his opinions aren't worth saying. He says that trying to "transcend the limited…

This opinion piece was written by Richmond College graduate Jim Winders who was awarded the Danforth Fellowship. His article was reprinted into The Collegian for seniors at the university to read and contemplate their time at the institution. The…

Jim Winders’ article expresses significant discontent with the information he has researched in regards to the prison penal system. Winders chose to write the piece following a tour of the Virginia State Penitentiary sponsored by the Department…

"Black Cats' Aims, Advice Praised" is an installment of Jim Winders' column, which was frequently found in The Collegian student newspaper and "attempt[ed] to establish an editorial forum on contemporary issues", typically taking a liberal stance.…
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