Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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In the article "Our Day: The South, The North, The Negro" published by The Collegian on March 8th, 1940, that describes the large amount of support the Democratic Party received from black people in the election season. "With ardent promises to look…

In response to a Collegian article written by Westhampton College student Taylor Daniel (‘06) claiming that the Richmond shield was a symbol of hate related to the Croatian flag from 1941-1945, Richmond College student Patrick Elgin (‘06) refutes…

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 discusses a report from the March 18 issue of U.S. News and World Report that ranks the University of Richmond the 18th out of 20 in a list of colleges and universities "that has made extensive progress in creating equal athletic…

This letter was sent on June 26, 1949, by Charles H. Hamilton, the City Editor of the Richmond News Leader, to George M. Modlin, the President of the University of Richmond. Hamilton wrote to Modlin regarding the issue of communism in the United…

This document is a letter from H. Hiter Harris, the Chairman of the National Affairs Forum Committee of the Richmond Chamber of Commerce, to the Virginia Representatives in Congress that was sent on November 12, 1951. Harris wrote to the…

This article talks about pressure from the federal government to integrate the University of Richmond by getting more black students, faculty, and staff.The university spokesman said that the President, Dean of Education, and the Provost were not…

This article talks about how the President of Virginia Union University (VUU), Thomas H. Henderson, was on board with the idea of having a faculty exchange with the University of Richmond. President of the University of Richmond, George Modlin, had…

In early 1971, student activism against the Vietnam War was beginning to slow down not only at Richmond, but at many universities around the country as well. Richmond College senior and student activist Jim Winders claimed this was because the…

This article covers Andrew Young's speech at the University of Richmond in November of 1980. In it, he argues that the United States has an upper hand over the Soviet Union in the Cold War because, although the USSR does have larger missiles, they…
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