Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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This editorial, "Censored," was published in The Collegian on May 17 1968, by an unnamed author. It was written in reference to a decision made by the Board of Publications, the newspaper's publisher, to not allow The Collegian to publish a sex…

This article, "University Publication's Board Censors Collegian Sex Survey," was published in The Collegian on May 17, 1968, by an unnamed author. The article referred to a decision by the University of Richmond Board of Publications to "censor The…

This document is a letter from Peter R. Neal, an alumnus of the University of Richmond, to George M. Modlin, the President of the University of Richmond, on June 24, 1968. Neal wrote in response to Modlin’s letter regarding a survey on students’…

This letter was sent from George M. Modlin, the President of the University of Richmond, to Peter R. Neal, an alumnus of the university, on June 22, 1968. Modlin wrote to Neal in response to the latter’s May 22, 1968 letter regarding a survey on…

This letter was sent from Peter R. Neal, a member of the University of Richmond’s Class of 1959, to George M. Modlin, the President of the University of Richmond, that was sent on May 22, 1968; Neal mistakenly addressed the letter to "Dr. Charles…

This document is a letter that was sent from an unknown sender to Peter R. Neal at an unknown date, likely in May of 1968. The sender wrote to Neal regarding a letter he sent about the University of Richmond’s Board of Publications’ decision to…

This document is a letter from "JEN" (likely initials) sent to GMM (President George M. Modlin) on May 27, 1968. The identities of GMM and Jen were not stated, but the letter was found in President Modlin's collection and "GMM" are his initials.…

This article debriefs students on the speech President Boatwright had given at a baptist convention in Atlanta. In it, the author explains the ways President Boatwright spoke out against Nazism, saying it "disrupts the racial and religious issues of…

This picture is of an African-American cook. He appears to be cooking some sort of meat. The picture fails to have a caption, and therefore the cook remains nameless.

This picture, entitled "janitors," is captioned with an interesting poem. The picture depicts a black janitor sweeping a set of stairs. It simultaneously depicts the plight of the working class and the privilege of the students. Through imagery such…
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