Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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This Collegian article discusses the recent Richmond College demonstration against the Senate's Dixie Resolution which petitioned to restrict the playing of the song Dixie by the university band. According to two freshmen, Ralph Munroe and Thomas…

In this Collegian article by staff writer Elizabeth Reynolds, a lecture series on different forms of contraception organized by Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) is summarized. Director of Religious Activities Jean Mahaffey said that the…

A campus forum was arranged to discuss the recent charges on the university by the United States Department of Health, Education and Welfare (HEW). According to HEW, UR projects an image of "an exclusive all-white 'Southern' institution." The HEW…

In this article summarizes a lecture by Dean Griggs of Richmond College in which he discussed Freudian theory to explain the presence of about 3% to 11% rate of homosexuality in the country. He further goes on to discuss suicidal tendencies in…

This article in the Collegian mentions the admission of a record number of African American students. Based on the university statistics, 45 African American students enrolled at UR. The university staff attributes this increased enrollment of black…

The article discusses Professor Beggs visit to China where she identified that Chinese-American schools compare favorably with schools in the US. She further stated that the professors teaching at these schools were graduates of some of the best…

This Collegian article discussed President Heilman's speech at the Virginia Baptist General Association. The speech was in response to the association's decision to permit churches to stop the funding of University of Richmond due to its recent…

This Collegian article discusses the activities at the first annual meeting of the Mu Sigma Rho literary society. One of the activities during the meeting was a debate titled, "The United States government should help to transport Negroes back to…

This Collegian article discusses the use of quota system by liberal arts colleges to discriminate against applicants of certain religions and races. According to the article, most of the students in these liberal arts colleges do not wish their…

Published in 1919, this Collegian article discussed the address by Secretary McGrew, State YMCA Secretary for the "negro race." The article called the event a "treat" because not many students had heard an "educated negro" speak before or heard him…
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