University of Richmond Race & Racism Project

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This article is about a movement started by an Alumnus, W. F. "Tip" Saunders, who wanted to change the Richmond Spider to the Richmond Confederates. He claimed that this would be a suitable change since the buildings in Richmond College were used as…

This article desribes the process through which Anita Bryant, a singer and opponent of civil rights for LGBTQ individuals, was invited to the Robins Center on October 8, 1977. Bryant's efforts led to repeals of anti-discriminiation on the basis of…

This article talks about a performance by an African American singer, Marian Anderson. Anderson was a celebrated contralto. She performed on the University Radio Guild’s Chapel conceit hour, accompanied by a male chorus. Anderson was an…

In this article, Jay Feldman recounts his experience at the 1969 March on Washington for peace in Vietnam. He tells of meeting fellow youth activists Howard Force, Mark Rosenberg, Andy Bookbinder, and an unnamed “Wisconsin janitor.” The march,…

This article describes an event which was hosted by the Inter- American Institute at Westhampton college where a Brazilian lecturer spoke about her tolerance towards people of color mainly Indians, African-Americans and Portuguese.

This article describes the Lambda Coalition and the purpose of the organization to create a space for the LGBTQ community on the University of Richmond campus. Members of the organization share testaments of how the coalition works to raise…

The article is an announcement about the law school banquet where a famous attorney, Holman Willis would be speaking. He is most known for his comic pieces using "Negro dialect" and ancient "Negro Sermons" which are aimed at mocking the African…

This article describes a talk given by a missionary from China, Mrs. McLaughlin. During the talk, Mrs. McLaughlin described the various phases of life in China, and said that China offers a "field of great possibilities." She believes that the China…

This article from 1933, discusses how Mrs. William Lyne (formerly Miss Cassie Moncure), the oldest living University of Richmond graduate at the time won a prize from the United Daughters of the Confederacy for an essay that she wrote. The title of…

This article describes the lecture series planned by The Philologian and Mu Sigma Literary Organizations on campus. The lectures featured a talk by Tom Herndon on "Negro Superstition."
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