Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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This article discusses how congressman Brooks Hays said that Christians had “grown soft” during this time. He claimed that he was not an advocate for mass integration, but that he was against discrimination. He expressed that Christians…

In this article penned for the Collegian, Andrew Young urges young people to be more active citizens and voters in their local college community. He also suggests that if a college student would like to make a difference, they should sign up for…

This 2005 article introduces Students for Academic Freedom, a nationwide coalition of student groups claiming that colleges have a liberal political bias, and further fighting for an Academic Bill of Rights to protect students and professors from…

This article talks about Congressman Gerry Studds, who was "burned at the stake by a large number of his constituents" after having "a brief consenting homosexual relationship with a congressional page." A petition signed by more than 300 citizens…

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 considers the University of Richmond's attempts to comply with Title IX requirements through adding a women's soccer team to the University's athletic department. A school is considered compliant with Title IX if they have equal amounts…

This article reports on the political focus of the upcoming Messenger literary magazine. Contents of the magazine included a reprint of Dick Fitz's "Concerto Politico," a satirical piece titled "The Gullup Poll" by Dick Keith, cartoons by Bob Beasley…

This article describes an incident involving the brother of President Jimmy Carter, Billy Carter. The incident, as reported by United Press International, included Carter making a racially offensive comment to a black politician, Carter Gilmore.…

The article "Our Day: The Poll Tax in Virginia, Democracy in Virginia," published by The Collegian December 3rd, 1937, was a response to an article published by the Southern Planter. The author of the article published by the Southern Planter was in…

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…
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