Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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At a Future Teachers of America Club meeting in March of 1956, the members discussed how integration would affect teachers. Mrs. Zada D. Carver, senior counselor and sponsor of the FTA Club at John Marshall High School, and Dr. Spencer D. Albright,…

An advertisement for an African American Film Festival that was held in The Valentine museum during the months January and February, 1991.

The author of this editorial discusses the movement of faculty and administrative offices from Keller Hall into the University Commmons, taking up what was previously student space, including an arts and crafts room and the only meeting room that…

In this article, the author talks about the second annual Women's Lifestyle Conference sponsored by the Westhampton College Government Association in 1976. Folk singer Deborah McColl not only performed to begin the conference, but also spoke on the…

This article consists of information regarding a production by the University Players titled “Conquest of My Brother,” their second production of the 1975-1976 season. The production about the “200-year struggle between the American…

After the unfavorable reception to the spider symbol proposed by the University Student Government Association (USGA), the USGA started a campus-wide contest to allow students to design their own symbol. USGA Spider Symbol Committee chair Ellen Haden…

This article discusses a University Campus Forum determining that the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare's (HEW) charges against the University for reflecting a racist image were justified, by a 43-31 vote. Before the vote, there was a…

This article discusses University of Richmond students’ concerns regarding the Cambodian crisis and the deaths of four Kent State University students. On May 4, 1970, Ohio National Guard members shot at unarmed college students during a protest…

This feature includes responses from five University of Richmond students to the question "What do you think about race relations at UR?" From their photographs, all respondents appear to be white students. Responses note that students tend to have…

This feature includes responses by people, including one Resident Assistant, to the following question: How would you feel about a gay/lesbian/bisexual student organization on the UR campus? Though the "That's What You Think" feature usually included…
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