Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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This short story, authored by Leslie Jones, is titled "A New Review of an Old Book." The story talks about religion and its interpretations throughout time, often lightheartedly mocking different religions. Judaism, Hinduism, Christianity and the Ku…

A short love story about a native American named Wakanika and the chief's daughter. The story is set in the time "before the coming of the "White Gods", which can be understood as before North America was colonized. This story romanticizes Native…

In this eight-page short story, the author, J.B. Kincanon, offers a fictional murder and criminal mystery. The author tells the fictional story through one of his character's name Bill Slater and his stay with a family in Big Rock, West Virginia. The…

In this three-page story, the author, A.W., offers a fictional account of the black stereotype of a "mammy" which describes a black woman who works as a housekeeper and/or nanny for white families. The story lovingly describes mammies, but it is a…

In this four-page short story, author George W. Sadler offers an account of a missionary trip to Africa. The story makes comparisons between African culture and American culture, claiming "social life in Africa means more than it does here." The…

This page is one of five displaying notes about faculty and alumni and provides information about where they live and work after graduating or moving on from Richmond. The page includes a note about Ah Fong Yeung, class of 1909, who is mentioned as…

In this six-page short story, the anonymous author offers an account of a fire that strikes "Chinatown" in a city in California as a result of an earthquake. The city is near the University of California, Berkeley, and the characters in the story are…
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