Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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This Collegian article is meant to notify students of the segregation plans of both the Democratic and Republican candidates for the Virginia governorship. The article goes into detail about the "token integration" plan of the Republican candidate…

This Collegian editorial discusses the opinion of Linwood Robertson, a student of Richmond College, on college integration. He believed that forceful integration would lead to the same fate for the University of Richmond as that of University of…

On November 7, 1974 The Collegian published an article about the problems that international students face at the University of Richmond. Phillip Hart, the university's International Student Advisor not only considered foreign-born students as…

This piece gives the opinion of the author on the two main issues to be discussed in the Board of Trustees meeting the next day. It urges to create a "Super-Dean" position for the academic administration for both the Richmond and Westhampton…

This letter to the editor, published on November 21, 1974, advocated for the passing of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). Since Congress had set March 1979 as the ratification deadline for ERA, 1974 was one of the major years to garner as much…

This opinion piece is an open protest by a senior, James Lynch, against the homophobic attitude of students at the University of Richmond. He challenges harmful and homophobic beliefs of his peers in the article such as the idea by stating things…

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…

This article in the Collegian mentions the misleading representation of minority students in the UR admissions brochure titled "This is a book of facts." Markita Boney, a black student, stated that UR is not as diverse as it depicts in these…

This Collegian article was meant to inform students of the integration of University College night classes. The article further stated that there was no intention of further integration into any other courses at University College, a facility opened…

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…
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