University of Richmond Race & Racism Project

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This article covers an event at the University of Richmond where Chinese students celebrated the birth of the Chinese Republic, and rendered homage to their homeland. The article talks about China, honing in on the Xinhai Revolution leading to the…

This photograph features University of Richmond students who are members of the United States Army's "Company C" infantry. Students are dressed in their uniforms and are photographed standing at attention. Two Chinese students were members of the…

Vesper services, an evening prayer held every Sunday, often involved musical groups coming to campus for the evensong service. On March 2, 1930, a "Hampton Negro male quartet" was invited to perform at vespers. According to this summary of the event,…

The article discusses a joint meeting between two literary societies, The Philologian and Mu Sigma Rho Society. During the joing meeting, a University vistor by the name of Miss Dudley, gave an "old fashioned negro sermon, which visualized the negro…

This article informs the student body ofthe death Esau Brooks, former athletic trainer at the University. The article describes Brooks as quiet and well respected, saying that "he was to the Athletic Department what a cleat is to a football shoe."…

Howard Kester from the Federation of Reconciliation, a religious nonviolent organization, addressed Rolvix Harlan's sociology class on race relations. In the talk, Kester advocated for white students to shift their perspectives on view Black people.…

This article discusses The Blue Ridge Conference, held annually for undergraduate men in the South. The conference took place in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. The purpose of the conference was to discuss issues facing undergraduates. In…

This is a picture of Kwan Fong Cheung (W'25), a senior at the University of Richmond. Cheung is from Canton (Guangzhou), China and is noted as a "true friend," a "good conversationalist," and "one of Westhampton's best in aesthetic dancing." The…

This article recognizes John A. Paau, a University senior from Canton (Guangzhou), China, who is the president of the Chinese Club at the time. The article discusses a recent trip Paau took to Philadelphia to talk about Chinese politics. The meeting…

This article describes the local YMCA creating a program for "students who are facing and attempting to solve problems of the campus, of race, of war, of industry and all manner of pertinent human relationship." The article states, “in seeking a…
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